School on Fire

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School on Fire
SchoolonFire.jpg
Film poster
Directed byRingo Lam
Produced byKarl Maka
Catherine S. K. Chang
Written byNam Yin
StarringSarah Lee
Damian Lau
Fennie Yuen
Lam Ching-ying
Roy Cheung
Music byLowell Lo
CinematographyJoe Chan
Edited byCinema City Editing Unit
Tony Chow
Production
company
Distributed byCinema City
Release date
  • 20 August 1988 (1988-08-20) (Hong Kong)
CountryHong Kong
LanguageCantonese
Box officeHK$13,737,107

School on Fire (學校風雲) is a 1988 Hong Kong action film directed by Ringo Lam. The film involves a young schoolgirl Chu Yuen Fong (Fennie Yuen) who becomes caught in a tragic stranglehold of triad activity after she testifies over a triad beating. When this news reaches the triad leader Brother Smart (Roy Cheung), Yuen Fong must pay him protection money for what she has done as events begin to escalate.[1]

Plot[edit]

The film involves a young schoolgirl Chu Yuen Fong (Fennie Yuen) who becomes caught in a tragic stranglehold of triad activity after she testifies over a triad beating. When this news reaches the triad leader Brother Smart (Roy Cheung), Yuen Fong must pay him protection money for what she has done as events begin to escalate.

Cast[edit]

Fennie Yuen Kit-Ying as Chu Yuen Fong

Sarah Lee Lai-Yu as Sandy Kwok Siu-Chun

Damian Lau as Wan

Lam Ching-ying as Brother Hoi

Roy Cheung as Brother Smart

Terrence Fok Shui-Wah as Howard / "Scar"

Joe Chu Kai-Sang as Lau Yong / "Sa-Pei"

William Ho Ka-Kui as "Happy"

Victor Hon as Chu Man-hung

Tommy Wong Kwong-Leung as Chuen Ngor

Chan Lap-Ban as Sandy's grandmother

Li Kwong-Tim as Sandy's father

Cheung Lui as Brother Shing

Frankie Ng Chi-Hung as Brother Tin-chiu

Ricky Ho Pui-Tung as George Chow

Uncut Version[edit]

The theatrical version was edited with many scenes censored in order to release in both Hong Kong and Taiwan public. The uncut version can be only found in Tai Seng VHS Video Release from Rainbow Audio & Video Co.

Awards[edit]

The film won actress Sarah Lee the award for Best Supporting Actress at the 8th Hong Kong Film Awards.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Ringo Lam". Fortune Star Entertainment. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
  2. ^ "第8屆香港電影金像獎得獎名單". Hong Kong Film Awards. Retrieved 13 November 2011.

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