A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.

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Detective Lau Ching Hei (as Tony Chiu Wai Leung)
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Detective Yau Kin Bong
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Sai Fung (as Shu Qi)
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Susan Chow (as Jing Lei Xu)
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Spicy Girl
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Lai Sun Wah (as Ricky Chan)
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Hei's Sister (as Chan Yee Ying)
Emotion Cheung ...
Chan Wing Fu (as Cheung Kam Ching)
Yuk Wah Cheung ...
Sister In Orphanage (as Cheung Yuk Wah)
Lim-Kang Chow ...
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Kwai Sam Chui ...
Susan Chow's Doctor (as Chui Kwai Sam)
Woon Ling Hau ...
Landlord of the Seaside House (as Hau Waon Ling)
Jordan Ho ...
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Lin Ho ...
Temple Master (as Ho Lin)
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A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.

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The heart is a lonely hunter...

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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21 December 2006 (Hong Kong)  »

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Confession of Pain  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Detective Lau Ching Hei: Beating crime used to be our mandate, now all that matters is the crime rate.
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References CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) See more »

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ASK BLOOD
Composed by Kwong Wing Chan (as Chan Kwong Wing)
Lyrics by Long Zen
Performed by Ai Ke
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So there's no big twist here
8 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

But that doesn't take too much away from the "entertainment". At least not in my eyes. Of course as with the Infernal Affairs movies, this isn't so much about the action, as it is about the drama and the relationships between the characters. And if you have some of the finest (as is the case here), than nothing can go wrong. And although it's apparent from very early on, who did what, that doesn't take anything away from the movie.

Quite the contrary! Even it wasn't revealed in the movie, you would've guessed it. So by showing it, the movie tells you that it won't play any "twist" game with you. And you can enjoy the performances and the nice story as it unfolds.


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