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    Country : TAIWAN

    ELECTION 2
    Out of Competition - Midnight Screenings

    ELECTION 2

    Directed by : Johnnie TO

    Year of production : 2006 Country : HONG KONG Length : 92 minutes

    Synopsis

    Wo Sing is Hong Kong's oldest Triad Society. Under the leadership of its current Chairman Lok, it has grown to become the most feared crime organization in the city. Jimmy, an educated gangster, wants to go clean by building a legitimate business empire. His profit-making enterprises have made him a favorite in the upcoming Chairman election. But his popularity also brings him to the attention of the Chinese authorities as he is the perfect middleman to bring the Triads and the Central Government into peaceful co-existence. The Chinese authorities offer Jimmy access to Mainland's business market should he choose to lead Wo Sing for the next two years. The irony is not lost on Jimmy: in order to escape the Triads, first he has to become its leader. As Jimmy unwillingly embarks on a violent

    Official26.05.06 . 00:00 AM

    Press conference : Election 2

    Credits

    - Director

    - Script / Dialogue

    - Script / Dialogue

    - Cinematography

    - Set decorator

    - Music

    - Film Editor

    - Film Editor

    Casting

    - Mr So

    - Uncle Teng

    - Lok

    - Jimmy

    - Jet

    Film poster © DR

    Further information

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    Contacts

    Production

    MILKYWAY IMAGE - 1st Floor Number 77 Hung To Rd Kwun Tong Kowloon HONG KONG - T: +852 2718 8929 - F: +852 2718 8122 - shan@milkywayimage.com

    Distribution

    ARP SELECTION - T: +33 (0)1 56 69 26 00 - www.arpselection.com - mh@arpselection.com

    French press

    NON RENSEIGNÉ - T: 33 (0)1 47 38 14 02 - Matilde INCERTI - matilde.incerti@free.fr

    International press

    CELLULOID DREAMS - HENGAMEH PANAHI - T: +33 (0)1 49 70 03 70 - www.celluloid-dreams.com - Magali MONTET - magali@celluloid-dreams.com

    International sales

    CELLULOID DREAMS - HENGAMEH PANAHI - T: +33 (0)1 49 70 03 70 - www.celluloid-dreams.com - info@celluloid-dreams.com

    Out of Competition Johnnie TO

    ELECTION 2

    Wo Sing is Hong Kong's oldest Triad Society. Under the leadership of its current Chairman Lok, it has grown to become the most feared crime organizati...
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