Cops and Criminals on Screen: Must-See 1980s Hong Kong Movies

Why We Recommend it

This mini festival screens five uniquely different films to showcase the diversity of 1980s cops-and-robbers films, one of the dominant genres of Hong Kong cinema.


Programme highlights are Philip Chan’s Long Arm of the Law (1984), a crime thriller on mainlanders who sneak into Hong Kong to rob a jewellery store; Police Story (1985), a cop-on-the-edge crime-action flick both directed by and starring Jackie Chan; and The Killer (Hong Kong, 1989), John Woo’s poetic bromance of honour and death starring Chow Yun-fat.


When: 7 Dec 2018 - 9 Dec 2018 Where: Auditorium, North District Town Hall – 2 Lung Wan Street – Sheung Shui, New Territories