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THE MISSION

de Johnnie To

Synopsis

Target of a conspiracy and victim of attempted murder, the godfather of a criminal triad hires a group of killers for his own protection. Johnnie To introduced subdued variations in the coordinates of action “made in Hong Kong” with this masterpiece.

Director

Johnnie To

Born in Hong Kong, co-founder of the Milkyway Image Production Company, a Sitges regular and an essential name in contemporary action movies, he’s directed seminal works like Breaking News (04), Election (05) or Vengeance (09). 

Technical information

HONG KONG. 1999 (84 min)

DIRECTORJohnnie To 

SCREENPLAYNai-Hoi Yau

CINEMATOGRAPHYSiu-Keung Cheng

WITHAnthony Wong, Francis Wong, Jackie Lui 

Edition: 2017
Section: Sitges Clàssics - The Hong Kong Movie Experience
Original language: Cantonese

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