Once again the incarnation of all the world's corruption, Chinatown here ensnares cops Nick Chen (Chow Yun-Fat) and Danny Wallace (Mark Wahlberg). Chen was the first Chinese policeman in New York's 15th precinct, squeezed by prejudice from
both sides: His fellow cops distrusted Chinese people, even ones with badges, while Chinatown's residents clammed up in the presence of cops of any color. Now he heads up a three-person squad dedicated to problems of the densely populated neighborhood, where prostitution, gambling, drug
trafficking and the brutal exploitation of recent immigrants are a way of life. His pleas for more manpower produce Wallace, mostly because a rec...