The first film inspired Martin Scorsese’s The Departed.
20 years after the release ofInfernal Affairs, the cult trilogy by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak gets a facelift. A restoration in 4K which will be to be discovered in the cinema from March 16. An event for fans of HK cinema, especially since the second and third installments are unseen in French cinemas.
Infernal Affairs, it’s the story of a long-term infiltration with on one side a member of the triads (Andy Lau) who climbs the ranks within the police force, and on the other a cop (Tony Leung) who rises also in the mafia hierarchy, until becoming the right arm of the boss. “A scenario of a simplicity that borders on genius“, wrote First at the time.