1h37 / 35mm / couleur / vostf Screenplay : Felix Chong, Alan Mak Casting : Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Eric Tsang, Anthony Wong Production : Media Asia Cinematography : Andrew Lau, Lai Yiu-fai Editing : Danny Pang, Curran Pang Music : Chan Kwong-wing Distribution : Tamasa Distribution
During a drug deal monitored by internal affairs, both the police and the mafia learn that a mole has slipped into their respective ranks. Each of the two spies is then assigned to unmask his counterpart.
Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs is a grippingly suspenseful thriller, featuring a prestigious cast and effective directing. The first installment in a now classic trilogy, the film was remade by Martin Scorsese in 2006, released as The Departed