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Infernal Affairs (12-Dec-2002)

Original Title: Mou gaan dou

Directors: Andrew Lau; Alan Mak

Writers: Felix Chong; Alan Mak

Keywords: Crime

An undercover cop and mole operating out of the same police department work against one another to uncover each other's identity.

ABSTRACT
Idealistic rookie cop Chan Wing Yan is working a tough assignment as a mole in a local organized crime ring; Lau Kin Ming, meanwhile, is a rookie mobster aiming to infiltrate Chan's department's ranks. Double lives rage on for years and years until Lau, now a police inspector, works against Chan to expose his identity as both groups begin to grow aware of the presences of their respective moles. A massive critical and commercial hit at home in Hong Kong and abroad, Infernal Affairs would serve as the basis for similarly-successful American thriller The Departed four years later.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anthony Wong Chau-Sang
Actor
2-Sep-1961   Infernal Affairs
Edison Chen
Actor
7-Oct-1980   Infernal Affairs II
Kelly Chen
Singer
13-Sep-1973   Cantopop singer, Actress
Andy Lau
Actor
27-Sep-1961   House of Flying Daggers
Tony Leung
Actor
27-Jun-1962   Hero
Shawn Yue
Actor
13-Nov-1981   Initial D

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