Life is Cheap...But Toilet Paper is Expensive.

Exploding a seemingly simple premise - a nameless "cowboy" courier arrives in pre-Handover Hong Kong to deliver a mysterious briefcase to a mercurial Mob boss whilst becoming entangled with his femme fatale mistress. Independent filmmaking legend Wayne Wang's LIFE IS CHEAP......

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Online Access:A Kanopy streaming video
Other Authors: Nakasako, Spencer (Actor) Wang, Wayne (Actor) Miao, Cora (Actor) Wong, Victor Lo, Wei
Format: Video
Language:English
Published:Arbelos Films, 1989.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2024.
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