While the Italian-American mafia has been severely weakened in recent decades by law enforcement, the Italian mafia in the old country is still running strong. A man from a wealthy family who should be in his second year of college, is still finishing his highschool requirements. A mute hit-man vows to kill only the rude, and save up enough money for tongue surgery. At the same time, Jimmy Koo looks to increase his business relations with mainland China. Peng Wang's The Chinese Mafia  examines the rise of mainland Chinese organized crime and the political-criminal nexus collusion between gangs and corrupt police officers in reform and opening era of China.
The film is filled with violence, in brawling fashion, in another trait the fits the rundown neighborhood that functions as the main setting, with the only breaks coming in the scenes where Ken interacts with his girlfriend, although violence eventually finds its way even there.
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A gangster who wants to be an actor; an actor more gangster than anything. Once a highly regarded UC Irvine biology student with aspirations to medical school, Dan Trung Hoang now waits behind bars at the Orange County Jail facing a minimum of 15 years in prison after his April 6 conviction for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and committing crimes for the benefit of a street gang. The outcome is grotesque as much as it is realistic. A low-level drug pusher is pressured by a corrupt cop to help him catch a local drug lord. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chinese Triad. My list contains the notable Asian Gangster movies. Evidently, the film is not at all sanctimonious, a trap that similar productions often seem to fall into.