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The Detective

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From the director of 'The Eye', 'The Messengers', 'Bangkok Dangerous' and 'The Storm Warriors' ...

A stylish and gritty supernatural thriller from horror maestro Oxide Pang (The Eye, The Messengers). A private detective named Tam (Asian superstar Aaron Kwok) is drawn into a complex murder mystery when he is hired to track down a missing young woman.

As the trail unfolds it appears that it might be a murder case and that supernatural forces may be at hand. It seems also that there is no one that Tam can trust to tell the truth anymore and truth itself is only revealed in the chilling climax to this intricate story.

Set in Bangkok with beautiful art-direction and a booming soundtrack and with a great performance from Aaron Kwok (The Storm Warriors, The Throwdown, After This Our Exile).



Dir: Oxide Pang
Cast: Aaron Kwok, Sing Fui On, Liu Kai Chi, Lai Yiu Cheung, Seung Tin-ngoh, Suet Siu, Lau Siu Ming
Runtime: 109 minutes
Language: Cantonese (English subtitles)
Country: Hong Kong
Year: 2007
Genre: Thriller
Rating:  15
Region: region 2

Awards: 
Winner of the Film of Merit Award at the Hong Kong Film Festival
Nominated Aaron Kwok (Best Actor), Hong Kong Film Festival
Best Art Direction Award in the 44th Golden Horse Awards

What the press say:“… hardboiled noir …” – Anton Bitel, Eye for Film
"Pretty darn good, because most Hong Kong movies aren't anymore." - Lovehkfilm.com
"A neo-noir that refuses to abide by the rules, slickly plotted and splendidly played ..." - David Parkinson, Empire Magazine Online

DVD special features: 
'Making of' Featurette