Internal Affairs

For decades, Hong Kong was the third largest movie industry in the world (after Hollywood and Bollywood) and it always had its own very distinctive style. However, after the financial crisis of 1997, their output had drastically decreased and Hong Kong lost its place as a movie powerhouse. Internal Affairs was officially credited as reviving Hong Kong’s cinema and has also been one of the most succesfull movies in Asia in recent memory. If you have ever seen Martin Scorsese’s the departed and liked that movie, then this movie is a must-see, because this the original movie from which that film was based.

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