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East Asia

Program Title: The Mission
EASC Code: AM-04
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Language: English
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Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director: Johnny To
Producer: Johnny To
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Running Time: 84 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: A failed assissination ammept on Lung brings five killers of diverse background to seek out the enemy: Roy, Shin, curtis, Mic and James. As Lung's bodyguards, the tension and the danger bring the men closer to each other. Though the mission is completed, their friendship is put to another test: The mob boss orders Curtis to kill Shin as he has an affair with the boss wife. Everyone reacts to the order differently; Curtis wants to complete the mission, Roy wants to protect Shin, Mic wants to betray his friendship with Shin for personal gain, James wishes the conflict can be resolved with on one hurt..
Data Entry Date: 2/8/2005