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Mad Detective

Dir. Johnny To, Wai Ka Fai. Hong Kong 2007. 89 min.The prolific Johnny To and his occasional collaborator Wai Ka Fai here put a new twist on the standard police yarn. No longer simply good cop versus bad cop, they add a third angle, the mad cop, who uses neither logic nor guns to solve his cases, but instead relies on pure psychotic inspiration. The angle requires the investigators to put themselves in the shoes of the killer or the victim in order ...

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