Legal thrillers are rarely seen in the Hong Kong cinema market and director Wong Kwok Fai has filled this gap with “The Attorney”, an intense character study that juxtaposes a veteran disenchanted lawyer played by Alex Fong, to an idealistic young lawyer (Carlos Chan) on the background of a political conspiracy, highlighting the limits of the judicial system when dealing with the power of money.

Veteran award winner actress Nina Paw, Liu Kai Chi and Patrick Tam are among the excellent cast.

Synopsis:

A jaded hot-shot attorney reluctantly takes a case of a young man being accused of murdering the daughter of the biggest tycoon in Hong Kong. Little does he know, he’s about to be swept up in a political conspiracy.

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