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3.7
934 Ratings

Mad Detective

Shen tan

Directed by Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai
Hong Kong, 2007
Action, Crime, Mystery

Synopsis

The film centers on Bun (Lau Ching-Wan), a schizophrenic, former police inspector who comes out of retirement to help a rookie detective (Andy On) solve a complex murder case, involving a missing colleague and a suspected policeman (Lam Ka-Tung) suffering from a multiple personality disorder.

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Mad Detective Directed by Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2007

Toronto International Film Festival

2007

Hong Kong Film Awards

2008 | Winner: Best Screenplay

2008 | 7 nominations including: Best Picture

Asian Film Awards

2008 | Winner: Best Screenwriter

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