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等待黎明 (1984)
Hong Kong 1941
Alias: Waiting for Dawn
Alias: The Moment Has Come
Origin: Hong Kong
Languages: Cantonese  Mandarin  English 
Genre: Action 
Theatrical Run (HK): 11/01/1984 - 11/15/1984
Box Office: HK $7,223,400
  Leung Po-Chi
  John Chan Koon-Chung
Action Director
  Lam Ching-Ying
  John Shum Kin-Fun
  Chow Yun-Fat ... Yip Kim-Fei
  Alex Man Chi-Leung ... Wong Hak-Keung
  Cecilia Yip Tung ... Ha Yuk-Nam
  Ku Feng ... Shiu
  Sek Kin ... Ha Chung-Sang
  Paul Chun Pui ... Sergeant Wing
  Wu Ma ... Chairman Liu
  Stuart Ong ... General Kanezawa
  Angela Yu Chien ... Fei's aunt
  Hon Yee-Sang ... Fei's uncle
  Billy Lau Nam-Kwong ... Sang's foreman
  Chu Tau ... Liu's man
  Chow Gam-Kong ... Liu's man
  Paco Yick Tin-Hung ... Wing's thug with scar
  Lam Chi-Tai ... Sang's worker
  Lung Ying (2) ... Sang's worker
  Wang Han-Chen ... Japanese collaborator captain
  Leung Po-Chi ... Emperor
  Fong Yue ... Wang's wife
  John Chan Koon-Chung ... Photographer
  Chun Kwai-Bo ... Japanese soldier
  Stephen Chan Yung ... Policeman
  Unknown SB-Actor (05) ... Keung's worker
  Ding Yuen-Kin ... Shiu's countryman
  Lee Chi-Kit ... Extra
  Lam Foo-Wai ... Extra
  Pang Yun-Cheung ... Extra
  Chin Ka-Lok ... Extra
Production Companies
  D & B Films Co., Ltd.
  Bo Ho Films Co., Ltd.
Assistant Director
  Roland Chan Ngok-Chung
Script Supervisor
  Man Man-Wang
Director of Photography
  Brian Lai Shui-Ming
  Ko Cheuk-Man
Art Director
  Kenneth Yee Chung-Man
Costume Designer
  Shirley Chan Koo-Fong
  Wan Kam-Lin
  Poon Man-Wah
  Peter Cheung Yiu-Chung
  Lee Kwan-Lung
Sound Recordist
  Chow Shao-Lung
  Violet Lam Man-Yee
Martial Arts Designer
  Sammo Hung Stuntmen's Association
  Dickson Poon Dik-Sang   Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
  John Chan Koon-Chung
Production Manager
  Claudie Chung Chun
Project Manager
  Teddy Yip Wing-Cho
Unit Manager
  Benny Wong Chung-Yam
  Ng Kwok-Wah
  Wong Ping
Filming Location
  Hong Kong
  Set against the backdrop of a chaotic life and war preparation in Hong Kong. The year is 1941, and Hong Kong is in a state of turmoil. The Japanese are ready to invade at any time, too much for the British to handle. British women and children are fleeing to Australia and beyond. Lawlessness and anarchy are about to hit Hong Kong. Ha Nam (Cecilia Yip) and Wong Hak Keung (Alex Man) are friends since childhood. Nam has a terminal illness. She comes from a rich family, her father Ha Chung Sang (Enter the Dragon bad guy Shih Kien) controls the entire rice distribution in Hong Kong. Keung is an outcast from his family and is a coolie out to make a buck wherever. Yip Kim Fay (Chow Yun Fat) belonged to an opera troupe and failed in an attempt to become a stowaway on one of the ship sailings to Australia. While working together at one of Chung Sang's rice distribution centers, Keung and Fay become friends. The three would then share a bond that would stay together through thick and thin, sticking together when denied the opportunity to escape to freer destinations, and staying strong through the Japanese takeover. More than a friendship, both fall in love with Nam, though Fay is much more quiet and mature throughout his friendship with Nam. - Yellow Hammer