Accident Blu-ray Giveaway

| May 24, 2012

Congratulations to the winners of FilmMonthly’s Accident Giveaway:

James Thompson, IL
Daniel Morrell, MA
Marguerite Core, CA

We’re giving away 3 Blu-ray copies of the Hong Kong thriller, Accident, available on Blu-ray and DVD from Shout! Factory on June 12, 2012. You want one? All you have to do to enter is send us an email with “ACCIDENT” in the subject line to that includes the following information:

Your name
Your age
Mailing address
E-mail address
Phone number

Winners will be chosen at random on June 12.

(The fine print: One entry per person. This contest is open only to citizens of the 48 contiguous United States. Sorry!)


A self-styled accident choreographer, Brain (Louis Koo, in one of the most compelling performances of his career) is a professional hit man who kills his victims by trapping them in well crafted accidents that look like unfortunate mishaps but are in fact perfectly staged acts of crime. He is perennially plagued with guilt, as the avalanche of memories of his lost wife does not make things any easier.

After one mission inexplicably goes wrong, costing the life of one of his men, Brain becomes convinced that this accident has been choreographed: someone is out there plotting to terminate him and his team. He becomes increasingly paranoid, not knowing whether or not to trust his friends and accomplices.

When he discovers that a mysterious insurance agent named Fong (Richie Jen, Exiled) is somehow related to the last staged accident, Brain becomes obsessed that this man must be the mastermind behind a conspiracy to take him out. To regain his sanity and to save his life, he must stay one step ahead of Fong before he makes his next move. Brain rents an apartment below Fong’s, bugs the rooms, then becomes obsessed with the insurance man’s comings and goings. Eventually reality and delusion blur, culminating in a wickedly twisted ending.

Accident Blu-ray™ and DVD Special Features:
“Making Of” Featurette
Original Theatrical Trailer
Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer (2.35:1)

Special Features Are Unrated
Audio: Cantonese Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English
2009/Color/87 min.

About the Author:

Jef is a writer and educator in Chicago, Illinois. He holds a degree in Media & Cinema Studies from DePaul University, but sometimes he drops it and picks it back up again. He's also the Editor-in-Chief of and is fueled entirely by coffee (as if you couldn't tell).
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