Director: Ringo Lam
Cast: Chow Yun Fat, Sun Yueh, Danny Lee
Production Year: 1987
Duration: 105 mins
Award(s): 1988 HK Film Awards - Best Director: Ringo Lam
1988 HK Film Awards - Best Actor: Chow Yun Fat
23rd Asia Pacific Film Festival - Best Editing
After the death of a fellow cop, Ko Chow (Chow Yun Fat) is sent in undercover by his superior Inspector Lau (Sun Yueh) to infiltrate a syndicate responsible for a brutal jewelry robbery, led by their leader Lee Fu (Danny Lee). However, after gaining the confidence of the men he is supposed to be taking down, Ko Chow forms an unlikely friendship with Lee Fu.
Meanwhile, due to Ko Chow’s newfound association to the syndicate, he finds himself pursued by the police, who are unaware of his true identity. Disillusioned by the position he is in, Ko Chow’s personal ethics are put to the test, leaving him torn between his loyalty to his new friend, and his duty to bring the criminals to justice.