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Moon to (2007)

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A special agent has for 8 years been deep undercover in Asia's lucrative organized crime trade as he plays protégé to one of the key players, Banker. Nick now has but he has started to feel loyalty to his new environment, and to the money.

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Fan (as Zhang Jing Chu)
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Quin's Wife
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General Chachai (as Nirut Sirijanya)
Mei-tian He ...
Quin's Sister-in-law (as He Mei Tian)
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Head of Customs Officers (as Liu Kai Chi)
Cheong Cheung ...
Drug Factory Helper (as Cheung Cheong)
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Officer Miu Chi-wah (as Derek Yee)
Tak-Cheung Tang ...
Quin's Drug Chef (as Tang Tak)
Bo Yuen ...
Cal (as Yuen Po)
Tsz Tung Tsei ...
Fan's Daughter (as Tsei Tsz Tung)
Christina Tang ...
Quin's Elder Daughter
Kylie Wong ...
Quin's Younger Daughter
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A special agent has for 8 years been deep undercover in Asia's lucrative organized crime trade as he plays protégé to one of the key players, Banker. Nick now has but he has started to feel loyalty to his new environment, and to the money.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for drug content, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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13 February 2007 (Hong Kong)  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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A deep and complex film
12 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

An excellent portrayal of an undercover cop working to bring an end to a huge drug network in Hong Kong.

The film gives three sides of the story and shows the viewer a glimpse into the world of the drug-lord, the undercover cop and the addict.

All three main characters (Andy Lau, David Wu and Zhang Jingchu) gives an excellent and flawless performance. Where does one draw the line between business and drug smuggling, crime prevention and aiding crime, addiction and family? Is David Wu's character the protégé or are the addicts the protégé? At the end of the day, drugs destroys everything. One could turn a blind eye, but everything comes round in a circle.


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