London East Asia Film Festival 2017

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The Grandmaster The Grandmaster
The Grandmaster and Election 2
Election 2 (Hak se wui yi wo wai kwai, Black Society 2: Triads Value Peace Most, Harmony Is a Virtue, Triad Election 2) (Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2006; Director: Johnny To; Writer: Yau Nai Hoi, Yip Tin Shing; Stars: Louis Koo, Simon Yam, Nick Cheung, Lam Ka Tung, Lam Suet, Cheung Siu Fai, Wong Tin Lam, Mark Cheng, Tam Ping Man)
Triad gang underlings vie for the top job.
The Grandmaster (Yi dai zong shi) (Country: Hong Kong, China, US; Year: 2013; Director: Wong Kar Wai; Writer: Wong Kar Wai, Xu Haofeng, Zou Jingzhi; Stars: Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Zhang Ziyi, Zhang Jin, Song Hye-kyo, Chang Chen, Wang Qingxiang, Cung Le, Lo Hoi-pang, Liu Xun, Leung Siu Lung, Julian Cheung Chi-lam)
The story of Ip Man, the martial arts master who trained Bruce Lee.
Infernal Affairs (Wu jian dao, Mou gaan dou) (Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2002; Director: Keung Lau, Siu Fai Mak; Writer: Felix Chong, Siu Fai Mak; Stars: Andy Lau, Tony Leung, Anthony Wong, Eric Tsang, Kelly Chen, Sammi Cheng, Edison Chen, Shawn Yue, Elva Hsiao)
Two men, working undercover for the police and Triads respectively, have to eliminate each other to save their jobs, and their lives.
Shock Wave (Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2017; Director: Herman Yau; Writer: Erica Lee, Herman Yau; Stars: Andy Lau, Wu Jiang, Jia Song)
An explosives expert has to overcome a series of challenges in order to save the lives of hundreds of people trapped in a tunnel by a crazed bomber with a personal grudge.
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