Shanghai Affairs, is a 1998 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by and starring Donnie Yen. This film is Yen's second directorial feature.
(Synopsis): Tong Shan (Donnie Yen) is a doctor who returns from Britain to Shanghai after graduating from medical school. Tong opens a clinic in a poor village in Shanghai to help sick people who cannot afford medical care. However, the Axe Gang, led by Yue Lo-chat, arrives and plans to tear apart the village and build a casino there. Tong and his assistant, Bond (Ruco Chan), protect the village and drive the gang away, angering Yue. One day, Tong meets Yue's younger sister, Yue Siu-sin (Athena Chu), who is mute due to an illness. Tong cures Siu-sin and their relationship grows closer, which angers Yue even more since he is against western medicine. Later, some kids are kidnapped and found dead without internal organs. Tong investigates and discovers that his mentor, Lui Mung, and Yue are the masterminds behind this. Lui and Yue frames Tong and Yue starts a persecution on Tong.
Starring: Donnie Yen Chi Tan, Athena Chu Yan, Yu Rong Guang, Woody Chan Chin Pang, Kenji Tanigaki, Chen Hung, Lam Yiu San
Director: Donnie Yen Chi Tan Producer: Rainy Chan Choi Yin, Lau Jun Fai, Action Director: Donnie Yen Chi Tan, Language: Cantonese, English Subtitles, Features: 16.9, Running Time: 90 Minutes, NTSC