Thursday, 30 June 2022

Crime Drama Snakehead Comes to UK Digital Platforms

'Snakehead' is a story, inspired by real events, of a mother who will do whatever it takes to find her daughter, even join a metropolis' criminal underworld. After premiering in 'Discovery' section at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival and a run in US and Australian cinemas this taut crime drama, rooted in today's issues of immigration comes to UK home entertainment courtesy of Dazzler Media. 

Written, produced, and directed by documentary filmmaker Evan Jackson Leon 'Snakehead' features an impressive line up of action stars from that genre's prominent works. Shuya Chang ('Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny') plays Sister Tse a woman in search of her lost daughter. With the help of a people smuggler known as a 'snakehead' Tse travels from Taiwan to New York's Chinatown. There she gains favour with Dai Mah (Jade Wu - 'Luke Cage') the matriarch of a crime family and quickly rises through the ranks. Also featured are Richie Ng ('Killerman'), Devon Diep ('Honest Thief') and Sung Kang (Han, 'Fast & Furious' franchise).

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