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真心英雄 (1998)
A Hero Never Dies
Origin: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese 
Genres: Drama  "Bullet Ballet" 
Rating: II B (Hong Kong) 
Theatrical Run (HK): 09/30/1998 - 10/15/1998
Box Office: HK $6,360,165
 
Director
  Johnnie To Kei-Fung
 
Screenwriters
  Yau Nai-Hoi
  Szeto Kam-Yuen
 
Martial Arts Director
  Yuen Bun
 
Producers
  Johnnie To Kei-Fung
  Wai Ka-Fai
 
 
Cast
  Lau Ching-Wan ... Martin
  Leon Lai Ming ... Jack
  Fiona Leung Ngai-Ling ... Fiona (Ling)
  Yoyo Mung Ka-Wai ... Yoyo
  Lam Suet (1)    
  Yuen Bun ... Bo
  Henry Fong Ping ... Mr. Fong
  Sato Keiji ... Killer
  Yen Shi-Kwan ... Boss Yam
  Michael Lam Wai-Leung ... Bodyguard
  Cheung Chi-Ping (1)    
  Chiu Chi-Shing    
  Lu Ching-Ting    
  Wong Tin-Lam    
  Law Wing-Cheong (1)    
  Philip Keung Hiu-Man    
 
Production Companies
  Milkyway Image (HK) Ltd.
  Film City (Hong Kong) Limited
 
Assistant Director
  Law Wing-Cheong (1)   Danny Wong Hing-Fun
 
Script Supervisor
  Chan Wai-Chu
 
Director of Photography
  Cheng Siu-Keung
 
Focus Puller
  To Hung-Mo
 
Lighting
  Wu Kwok-Chiu
 
Best Boy
  Kwong Ting-Fong
 
Art Director
  Bruce Yu Ka-On
 
Associate Art Director
  Simon So Kwok-Ho
 
Costume Designer
  Steven Tsang Pak-Chuen
 
Wardrobe
  Yeung Seun-Lin
 
Makeup
  Kwan Lee-Na
 
Hair Dressing
  Joe Kwong Yiu-Chung
 
Editor
  Andy Chan Chi-Wai
 
Props Master
  Lam Wai-Ming (2)
 
Props
  Yeung Sek-Ming
 
Original Music
  Raymond Wong Ying-Wah
 
Assistant Martial Arts Director
  Wong Kwan-Hong
 
Presenter
  Daneil Lam Siu-Ming   Danny Wong Lung-Wai
 
Administrative Producer
  Gary Chan Chi-Gwong
 
Production Manager
  Eric Huen Chi-Kit
 
Associate Production Manager
  Dixon Chan Hin-Koon
 
Project Manager
  Catherine Chan Diy-Hiu
 
Unit Manager
  Chiu Chi-Shing
 
Recording Studio
  Milkyway Sound (HK) Ltd.
 
Dolby Mix
  Cine Colour Lab Ltd.
 
Re-Recording Mixer
  Martin Chappell   Shirley Law Gwok-Ching
 
Foley
  Milkyway Sound (HK) Ltd.   Ng Kwok-Wah
 
Mandarin Dubbing
  Tsui Man
 
Equipment
  Salon Films (HK) Ltd.   Westfield Limited   Newfull Development Ltd.
 
Film Stock
  Tai Fung (Tsoi's) Co., Ltd.
 
Laboratory
  Mandarin Laboratory (International) Ltd.
 
Subtitles
  Mandarin Laboratory (International) Ltd.
 
Filming Locations
  Hong Kong
  Thailand
 
 
Summary
  Jack (Leon Lai) is the big brother in Mr Yam's gang. Martin (Lau Ching Wan) is the big brother in Mr Fong's gang. Both are men of honour, and there is a strong bond between them - but that bond is sundered when Yam declares war on Fong. A triad killer must stand by his boss, no matter what, so the two spend one last night looking at each other through the bottom of a wine glass, knowing that tomorrow they'll be looking at each other over the barrel of a gun. Gunsmoke and cordite ensue, but in the aftermath Mr Yam and Mr Fong become partners again, wishing only for peace, prosperity and to quietly sweep away any reminders of their foolhardy war - reminders such as Martin and Jack. Loyalty is the big theme of this movie: do you do the right thing by your brothers or your boss? Each character faces that question and each finds a different answer. [Mark]