Director: Soi Cheang (China)
He is best known for his brutal storytelling and onscreen violence that often expose the weakness of the human psyche. A veteran filmmaker who started as Johnnie To’s assistant director in the early 90's. After a string of commercially successful horror films in the domestic market, he earned his first international repute for Dog Bite Dog in 2006.
Brain is a professional hitman who kills his victims by trapping them in well crafted accidents that look like unfortunate mishaps. After one mission accidentally goes wrong, causing the life of one of his men, Brain is convinced that this accident has been choreographed: someone is out there plotting to terminate him and his team. He becomes increasingly paranoid, walking on the thin line between reality and delusion.