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PRISON ON FIRE is a 1987 Hong Kong action film directed by Ringo Lam and starring Chow Yun-fat
Chow Yun-fat
and Tony Leung Ka-fai . The film was followed by a sequel in the 1991's Prison on Fire II .

CONTENTS

* 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Accolades * 4 See also * 5 External links

PLOT

The plot mostly involves the two main characters, Ching and Yiu and problems they face with Mickey, a fellow inmate and "Scarface", a high-ranking officer. Yiu is sentenced to three years for manslaughter . In a fight for his father, he kicked a man onto the path of a bus. Ching was sent to prison for killing his wife for being a prostitute . During the end of the film, inmates decide to go on hunger strike to protest against the cigarette price rise, this causes problems with "Assassin". Ching bit "Scarface"'s ear off and gets an extended sentence, Yiu is released from the prison.

CAST

* Chow Yun-fat
Chow Yun-fat
as Chung Tin-Ching * Tony Leung Ka-fai as Lo Ka-Yiu * Roy Cheung as Officer 'Scarface' Hung * Frankie Ng as Blind Snake * Shing Fui-on as Big Fool * William Ho as Mickey * Tommy Wong as Bill * Terrence Fok as Yung * Nam Yin as Prisoner's head

ACCOLADES

ACCOLADES

CEREMONY CATEGORY RECIPIENT OUTCOME

7TH HONG KONG FILM AWARDS Best Director Ringo Lam Nominated

Best Screenplay Nam Yin Nominated

Best Actor Chow Yun-fat
Chow Yun-fat
Nominated

Best Supporting Actor William Ho Nominated

Roy Cheung Nominated

Best New Performer Tommy Wong Nominated

Best Original Film Score Lowell Lo Nominated

Best Original Film Song Song: Full of Hope (充滿希望)

Composer: Lowell Lo Lyricist: John Chong Singer: Maria Cordero Nominated

SEE ALSO

* Hong Kong portal * Film portal * 1980s portal

* Chow Yun-fat
Chow Yun-fat
filmography * List of Hong Kong films

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