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A.k.a.
Election
Year
2005
Runtime
100 min.
Director
Johnnie To
Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
6,524
Checks
739
Favs
48
Dislikes
8
Favs/checks
6.5% (1:15)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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    Siskoid

    Johnnie To is the master of casually brutal and spontaneous violence, which is always somehow more disturbing than elaborate gorefests. Election has a lot of those moments, punctuating a portrait of the Hong Kong triads and their traditions as two men vie for the position of chairman. Will patience or aggression win out in the end? As with To's other films, this is more thoughtful than most gangster films, but a little more action-oriented than, say, PTU. A really good film, but then, I usually love anything with Simon Yam in it. 2 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #36 in LoveHKFilm.com's The Best Hong Kong Films Ever
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  2. This movie ranks #434 in Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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