Strong violence and drug references
|Actors:||John Cusack, Li Gong, Chow Yun Fat, Ken Watanabe, David Morse, Franka Potente, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Hugh Bonneville, Benedict Wong|
US Secret Agent Paul Soames arrives in Shanghai to investigate the murder of his best friend, only to become immersed in a web of conspiracy and lies that beset the city. Shadowed by Tanaka, a Japanese intelligence officer, Soames' investigation quickly centres on a charismatic local gangster Anthony Lan-Ting. Before long Soames finds himself in an affair with Lan-Ting's beautiful wife Anna, that will put everything they have at stake. As national loyalties are traded fast and loose, Soames must race to solve the mystery and make it out of China with Anna before Shanghai's collapse.