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Andrew Lau, Alan Mak Hong Kong, 2002
(Wu jian dao). Tony Leung Chu-Wai and Andy Lau, two of Hong Kong cinema's biggest heartthrobs, play a cop working undercover in a drug triad, and a gangster pretending to be a cop. As the edgy, unshaven Leung and wannabe-yuppie Lau race against the clock to uncover one another, both take advantage of cell phones and laptops as much as guns and muscle, a device that keeps the pace quick and the action slick; even with all that technology, however, the streets, warehouses, docks, and high-rises of modern Hong Kong still ooze with industrial grit and a dark, existential malaise.
• Written by Mak, Felix Chong. Photographed by Lau, Lai Yiu-Fai. With Tony Leung, Andy Lau, Anthony Wong, Eric Tsang. (100 mins)