Wednesday, April 15, 2009
620 MOVIE RECAP : ‘ Shanghai Grand ‘ - 新上海灘 ( Part 1 )
A Hong Kong Classic …
‘ Shanghai Grand ‘ - 新上海灘
Cast : Leslie Cheung , Andy Lau
Director: Poon Man-kit
A poor man Ding rescued the daughter of a local gang leader from an attempted kidnap. The gang leader recognized his bravery act and thus entrusted him to consolidate power by eliminating his other opponents. With the help of his best pal Hsu whom he had once saved, Ding soon began to rise to become the top of Shanghai’s underworld.
Meanwhile, Hsu discovered that the gang master was actually the mastermind of the ambush that he had earlier fallen into and the woman whom Ding intended to marry was his beloved …
Hsu was an escaped soldier from a Japanese camp. He hid in a train compartment where Ching, the daughter of a gang leader, stayed .