LanguageCantoneseThaiEnglish Release date25 October 2013 (2013-10-25) (Hong Kong Asian Film Festival)29 November 2013 (2013-11-29) (China)5 December 2013 (2013-12-05) (Hong Kong) WriterBenny Chan (screenplay), Manfred Wong (screenplay) NominationsHong Kong Film Award for Best Actor CastSean Lau (Ma Ho-tin), Louis Koo (So Kin-chow), Nick Cheung (Cheung Tsz-wai), Yuan Chuan (Chloe), Lo Hoi-pang (Wei Xin-guang / Eight-Faced Buddha), Ken Lo (Bobby)
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The white storm official trailer 2013
The White Storm, formerly known as The Cartel War (Chinese: 掃毒) is a 2013 Hong Kong-Chinese crime thriller film directed by Benny Chan and starring Sean Lau, Louis Koo, and Nick Cheung. The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Hong Kong Asian Film Festival on 25 October 2013.
Elanne Kong as Angela, her scene was cut from the film
Andrew Chan of the Film Critics Circle of Australia writes, "“The White Storm” is easily the most entertaining (Hong Kong) film of the year, an edge of the seat thriller, smash buckling action affair and a powerhouse of acting experience. "