The Stool Pigeon

The Stool Pigeon

Drama, Action, Crime

Senior Inspector Don Lee relies heavily on the information provided by stool pigeons in his job. Barbarian is a painstakingly meticulous armed robber. Don needs an informant to infiltrate his gang and recruits street-racer Ghost, Jr. Ghost, Jr. delivers, but for internal political reasons Don is unable to effectively act on the information until it is too late. Since Barbarian has not left any evidence, Don is pressured to convince Ghost, Jr. to become a witness for the prosecution. Barbarian’s gang splits up and Ghost, Jr. barely escapes with his life. A disillusioned Don is left wondering if his quest for justice is worth the price that often has to be paid.

Cast

Nicholas Tse
Nick CHEUNG
KWAI Lun-mei
LIU Kai-chi
MIAO Pu
LUK Yi
Sherman CHUNG
LAU Kong
Philip KEUNG

Crew

Producer Candy LEUNG
Producer REN Yue
Director Dante LAM
Screenplay Jack NG

Awards & Nominations

The 61st Berlin International Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection
    International Forum of New Cinema

The 30th Hong Kong Film Awards 2011

  • Won
    Best Actor
    Nicholas Tse
  • Nominated
    Best Film
  • Nominated
    Best Director
    Dante Lam
  • Nominated
    Best Screenplay
    Jack Ng
  • Nominated
    Best Actor
    Nick Cheung
  • Nominated
    Best Supporting Actor
    Liu Kai-chi
  • Nominated
    Best Film Editing
    Chan Ki-hop, Matthew Hui
  • Nominated
    Best Sound Design
    Kinson Tsang

The 11th Tokyo Filmex 2010

  • In Competition

The 54th Asia-Pacific Film Festival 2010

  • In Competition

The 5th Asian Film Awards 2011

  • Nominated
    Best Cinematography
    Kenny Tse

The 17th Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards 2011

  • Won
    Film of Merit

The 6th Hong Kong Film Directors' Guild Awards 2011

  • Won
    Film of Merit
  • Won
    Best Director
    Dante Lam

Hong Kong Film Critics Association 2010

  • Won
    Top 10 Chinese Film

The 1st Guangdong Hong Kong Macao Youth Film Festival 2011

  • Won
    最受粵港澳青年歡迎優秀男主角
    Nick Cheung
  • Nominated
    最高人氣男演員
    Nick Cheung
  • Nominated
    最高人氣男演員
    Nicholas Tse
  • Nominated
    最高人氣銀幕情侶
    Nicholas Tse & Kwai Lun-Mei

The 35th Hong Kong International Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection
    Hong Kong Panorama

The 2nd 中國電影導演協會年度港臺導演表彰大會 2011

  • Won
    年度最佳港臺導演
    Dante Lam

The 15th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection
    World Fantastic Cinema

The 13th Udine Far East Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection

The 3rd Beaune International Thriller Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection

The 37th Seattle International Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection

The 13th Wisconsin Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection

The 14th Hawaii International Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection

The 3rd CPH PIX (Copenhagen Film Festival) 2011

  • Official Selection

The 54th San Francisco International Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection

The 1st Casa Asia Film Week 2011

  • Official Selection
    Closing Film

The 19th Art Film Festival in Slovakia 2011

  • Official Selection

The 1st Vietnam International Film Festival 2010

  • Official Selection
    Panorama

Hong Kong Film Festival in New Zealand 2011

  • Official Selection

The 10th Asian Film Festival of Dallas 2011

  • Official Selection

The 28th Jerusalem Int'l Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection

The 24th Helsinki International Film Festival 2011

  • Official Selection

Asia Triennial Manchester 2011

  • Official Selection

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