R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.
When referencing this film as the inspiration for the Best Picture-winning The Departed (2006), the announcer at the 79th Academy Awards mistakenly identified the Hong Kong production as Japanese.
Chan Wing Yan:
Should I salute you?
Lau Kin Ming: No, don't. How long have you been an undercover?
Chan Wing Yan: I've followed Sam for 3 years; I had several other bosses before. All together, it's been 10 years
Lau Kin Ming: 10 years? I should salute you, instead.
Chan Wing Yan: I just want an identity. I want to be a ...
Near the climax, when the lift door opens, the cops handling the pistols don't have their fingers on the trigger - but are just holding the gun.
Cantonese, English, Thai
$179,789 (Japan) (24 October 2003)
$89,594 (USA) (15 October 2004)
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