New Release: Infernal Affairs Blu-ray

Release Date: Nov. 15, 2011
Price: Blu-ray $19.99
Studio: Lionsgate

Infernal Affairs movie scene

Anthony Wong and Tony Leung play the deception game in Infernal Affairs

The gritty 2002 Hong Kong crime thriller Infernal Affairs is the film that served as an inspiration for Martin Scorsese’s (Shutter Island) Academy Award-winning 2006 movie The Departed.

Directed by Wai-keung Lau and Alan Mak and honored with seven top prizes at the Hong Kong Film Awards (including Best Picture), the foreign film stars Tony Leung (Hero) as a tough veteran cop who’s sent undercover to infiltrate a notorious crime ring, The Triad. Having done this work before, he thinks he’s in for a routine mission until he discovers that the leader of the Triad has planted a mole in the police department. And so, a bad situation turns deadly as the two cops compete in the ultimate battle of wills.

This Blu-ray disc, the movie’s high-definition debut, comes with the following bonus materials, all of which were culled from the previously issued DVD edition:

  • alternate ending
  • behind-the-scenes featurette
  • making-of featurette
  • international trailers


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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.