The Trough



“The Trough” is the third film directed by writer-actor-director Nick Cheung (“Unbeatable”, 2013). It is a crime noir that tells the story of an undercover cop who determines to fight crime to the bitter end. With an excellent cast which includes Nick himself as the main undercover cop character Yu Chau; Xu Jing Lei (“Go Lala Go!”, 2010) as the crime boss; He Jiong (“Forever Young”, 2015) as Yu Chau’s fellow police supervisor; Yu Nan (“The Expendables 2”, 2012) as the expert hacker; Miu Kiu-wai (“Triad Underworld”, 2004) as triad boss Brother Wan; the film is packed with action and plot twists that are sure to bring satisfaction to the audience.

Yu Chau (Nick Cheung) is a cop who has gone so deep undercover within the triad that he can no longer tell which side of the law that he is on. When he accidentally kills one of his pals in an operation, he runs off and hides. When he finally awakes from his own despair, he teams up with fellow officers Jim (He Jiong) and Jackie (Yu Nan) to catch a triad Boss, only to unveil collusions with government officials at the highest level. Yu Chau once again faces the dilemma of taking the law into his own hands...





Nick Cheung, Xu Jing Lei, He Jiong

Director: Nick Cheung
Duration (min) :

112min (tbc), Th/ Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13

Action, Crime, Drama


Cantonese and Mandarin


English/ Chinese & English





Worldwide except China

Hong Kong, China