Jiang Hu (江湖) (aka Gong Wu, Blood Brothers) is a 2004 Hong Kong film about Hong Kong gangs. It was directed by Wong Ching-Po and stars Andy Lau and Jacky Cheung.
"Jiang hu" is the term for the fictional world in which many Chinese classical wuxia stories are set. The term can be translated literally as "rivers and lakes". Metaphorically, however, it refers not to a physical place or geographic location but to the wild and romanticized domain of secret societies, gangs, fighters, entertainers, prostitutes, assassins, thieves, actors, beggars, and wanderers that is roughly the Chinese equivalent to the English terms "bohemian" and "the underworld".
In modern days, the term jianghu is frequently used to refer to the triads and the secret societies of gangsters.
Jiang Hu tells two stories simultaneously . The first is about a gang leader, Mr. Hung (played by Andy Lau), and the tensions that arise between him and his old friend and second-in-command, Lefty (played by Jacky Cheung) due to...