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Ringo Lam follow up on his smash-hit prison flick. In this go around, the Stanley prison is in the throes of an ugly turf war between native Hong Kong cons and Mainlanders. Chung (Chow Yun-fat) befriends Brother Dragon (Chen Sung-yung), the boss of the Mainland inmates, allowing him better treatment than other Hong Kong prisoners. When Chung's mother dies, his son is shipped off to an orphanage. The new chief of security, Zau (Tsui Kam-kong) refuses to give Chung a furlough to see his son. So Chung jumps ship, and later surrenders himself to the warden. Enraged, Zau savages his charge. When Dragon is accused of murder, his escapes, and soon Chung is framed for ratting out the Mainland crime boss. When Chung manages to escape again, planning to flee to China with Dragon, he can't help but visit his son, where the cops lie in wait. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi