A Hero Never Dies

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A Hero Never Dies
Directed byJohnnie To
Produced byJohnnie To
Wai Ka-fai
Written bySzeto Kam-yuen
Yau Nai-hoi
Milkyway Creative Team
StarringLeon Lai
Lau Ching-wan
Music byRaymond Wong
CinematographyCheng Siu-Keung
Edited byChan Chi-wai
Milkyway Image
Film City Co. Ltd.
Release date
30 September 1998 (1998-09-30)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryHong Kong
Box officeHK$6,360,165.00

A Hero Never Dies (Chinese: 真心英雄; pinyin: Zhen xin ying xiong; Cantonese Yale: Chan sam ying hung; literal title: True Heart Hero) [1] is a 1998 Hong Kong action crime drama, and the first Milkyway Image film to be directed by Johnnie To.

Starring Leon Lai and Lau Ching-wan, A Hero Never Dies is a heroic bloodshed tale centering on the friendship and rivalry of two Triads in the midst of a gang war. The film has often been compared to the 1986 Hong Kong film A Better Tomorrow as both men wind up being betrayed by their bosses.[2]

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