Austin Film Society: Films of Johnnie To: Drug War
Not rated, 105 min. Directed by Johnnie To. Starring Louis Koo, Sun Honglei and Huang Yi.
In To's latest film, which is set in mainland China, a drug operation goes bad when a methamphetamine lab explodes, killing many and leaving a cartel boss in police custody. In order to avoid the death penalty, the drug lord works undercover with the cops, while betraying his former cronies, but the whole arrangement becomes a battle of wills.No current showings of this film.