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Infernal affairs (Wu jian dao) - Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Wai Keung Lau, Siu Fai Mak

Threat advisory: Severe - Severe risk of entertaining activities

Movie propaganda

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.

Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

  • Film crime China Hong Kong action violence corruption police gang cop revenge murder drugs mole martial arts

Persons of interest

  • Andy Lau .... Lau Kin Ming
  • Tony Leung Chiu Wai .... Chan Wing Yan
  • Anthony Wong Chau-Sang .... SP Wong
  • Eric Tsang .... Sam
  • Kelly Chen .... Dr Lee Sum Yee
  • Sammi Cheng .... Mary
  • Edison Chen .... Young Lau Kin Ming
  • Shawn Yue .... Young Chan Wing Yan
  • Elva Hsiao .... May
  • Man-chat To .... Keung
  • Ting Yip Ng .... Sir Inspector Cheung
  • Felix Chong .... Screenwriter
  • Siu Fai Mak .... Screenwriter
  • Wai Keung Lau .... Director
  • Siu Fai Mak .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

  • Infernal affairs (Wu jian dao) official movie site
  • Infernal affairs (Wu jian dao) QuickTime movie trailers
  • Awards and film festivals:
    • Cinematic Intelligence Agency Trenchcoat Awards 2004: Won: Best cop or lawyer (Chan Wing Yan - Tony Leung Chiu Wai), Best film, Best actor/s with a penis (Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai), Best film with subtitles; Nominated: Best criminal (Lau Kin Ming - Andy Lau)
    • Hong Kong Film Awards 2003: Won: Hong Kong Film Award Best Actor (Tony Leung Chiu Wai), Best Director (Wai Keung Lau, Siu Fai Mak), Best Film Editing (Danny Pang, Ching Hei Pang), Best Picture, Best Screenplay (Siu Fai Mak, Felix Chong), Best Song (Ronald Ng, Xi Lin), Best Supporting Actor (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang); Nominee: Best Action Choreography (Dion Lam), Best Actor (Andy Lau), Best Cinematography (Wai Keung Lau, Yiu-Fai Lai), Best Costumes/Make-Up (Pik Kwan Lee), Best Music (Kwong Wing Chan), Best Sound (Kinson Tsang), Best Supporting Actor (Man-chat To, Eric Tsang), Best Visual Effects (Christopher Doyle)
    • Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards 2003: Won: Best Actor (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang), Film of Merit
  • NB: Cantonese language dialogue with English language subtitles
  • See also Infernal affairs II (Wu jian dao 2), The departed
  • Studios and distributors:

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Theatrical report

Yeah, this is good! Crime, intrigue, sneaking, killing and subtitles: what more could you want? See it!

Media intelligence (DVD)

  • Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Picture: Widescreen
  • Special features:
    • Deleted scenes
    • Documentaries: Making-of
    • Featurettes:
      • Confidential file
      • Out-takes
    • Galleries: Photos
    • Music video
    • Trailers: Theatrical
  • Subtitles: English

Security censorship classification

M (Medium level violence, drug references)

Surveillance time

101 minutes (1:41 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: 1 January 2004
DVD retail: 24 January 2007 - Trilogy box set

Cinema surveillance images

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