School on Fire

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School on Fire
SchoolonFire.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Ringo Lam
Produced by Karl Maka
Catherine S. K. Chang
Written by Nam Yin
Starring Sarah Lee
Damian Lau
Fennie Yuen
Lam Ching-ying
Roy Cheung
Music by Lowell Lo
Cinematography Joe Chan
Edited by Cinema City Editing Unit
Tony Chow
Production
company
Distributed by Cinema City
Release dates
  • 20 August 1988 (1988-08-20) (Hong Kong)
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$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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