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)
Candice Chan ...
Beer Promoter
Yee Ting Chan ...
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 ...
Lawyer of Chow
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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21 December 2006 (Hong Kong)  »

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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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SILENT NIGHT
Performed by Howard McCrary
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Compassion of Pain
25 December 2006 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

I LOVE their work on Infernal Affairs. To some extent, I do compare COP with IA but I I've debated with myself not to be unfair with my judgement - because they are quite different.

Confessions of Pain is very real in nature. I am beginning to notice that many avoid stereotyping a person as a good 'cop' and a bad 'cop'. And I echo this. I don't think Tony's character is absolutely 'wrong'. Don't get me wrong as I am not suggesting that his ill-suppressed pain should be taken in the context of crime but we must 'honor his hatred' for his parents' brutal murder.

I must confess that the pain (in this piece of art) can be more e.g. poignant dilemma faced when the truth is revealed about his wife's identity (yes, I am speaking in codes here because my friend spoiled the suspense of 6th Sense by revealing the ending, and I ain't want to be that culprit!).

In essence, I like the movie and the cast is marvellous.


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