Genre: CRIME / DRAMA / THRILLER
Release Dates: SEPTEMBER 24, 2004 (Limited) / OCTOBER 26, 2006 (Milwaukee Int’l Film Festivval)
Taglines: Betrayal is business as usual.
Production Company: Basic Pictures / Media Asia Films
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.
Crew: Wai Keung Lau and Siu Fai Mak (directors); Felix Chong and Siu Faik Mak (wriiters); Ellen Chang, Lorraine Ho and Andy Lau (producers)
Cast: Andy Lau as Lau Kin Ming, Tony Leung Chiu Wai as Chan Wing Yan, Anthony Wong Chau Sang as SP Wong, Eric Tsang as Sam, Kelly Chen as Dr. Lee Sum Yee, Sammi Cheng as Mary, Edison Chen as Young Lau Kin Ming, Shawn Yue as Young Chan Wing Yan, Elva Hsiao as May, Champman To as Keung, Ka Tung Lam as Inspector B, Ting Yip Ng as Sir Inspector Cheung, Dion Lam as Del Piero , Chi Keung Wan as Officer Leung and Hui Kam Fung as Cadet School Principal
Film Fetish trivia:
A remake of this film is being prepped, starring Leonardo Dicaprio as the undercover cop and Matt Damon as the mole in the police force. The film is titled the Departed, and is due in 2006.