This week in cinemas: ‘That Demon Within’ (Hong Kong)

That Demon WithinThis week in Aussie cinemas we have the latest thriller from Hong Kong director Dante Lam (last year’s Unbeatable, The Viral Factor, Beast Cops).

It’s a psychologically fraught cop-vs-criminal number starring Daniel Wu and Nick Cheung — who’s just won best actor at the HK Film Awards for his role in Unbeatable, incidentally. This review from Maggie Lee at Variety suggests that it’s director Lam’s darkest work yet, which is definitely quite a call. (You don’t just throw around adjectives like ‘ghoulish’, either!)

The film opens in Australia this Thursday April 17, and there’s more information about where and when on distributor China Lion’s Facebook page. At the moment, it looks like it’ll be screening in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

Here’s a trailer:

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