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Romeo Must die

Synopsis
Feature film. Stylised martial arts action drama based very loosely on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. When his brother is murdered, ex-cop Han Sing breaks out of jail to avenge his killing and gets embroiled in a gang war between Chinese and black gangs in Oakland, California. His quest for vengeance is complicated when he falls in love with the daughter of the crime boss he believes to be responsible.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2000
Keywords
martial arts; Gangster films

Credits

Director
Andrzej Bartkowiak
Producer
Jim van Wyck; Joel Silver
Cinematographer
Glen MacPherson
Screenplay
Eric Bernt; John Jarrell
Cast
Aaliyah 
Li Jet 

Production Company

Name

Silver Pictures

Name

Warner Bros Pictures

Distributor (Sale)

 

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