John Woo's Once a Thief: The Complete Series
From the Director of Face/Off, Hard Boiled and The Killer!
Art meets action in John Woo’s Once a Thief – a non-stop adrenaline rush of intrigue, romance and explosive danger! A first for television, it brought the unique excitement of Hong Kong films to the small screen, fusing romance, action and humour - all in the signature style of executive producer John Woo, the man who broke down the wall between the action movie and the art film.
Brought up to be expert in all manner of criminal skills - using everything from martial arts to superb abilities to con - Mac Ramsey (Ivan Sergei) and Li Ann Tsei (Sandrine Holt) are forced to use their expertise to fight crime. Working with a former cop, Victor Mansfield (Nicholas Lea), they are part of an elite law-enforcement agency that takes on forces that are too powerful, protected, or difficult for regular law enforcement agencies. The threats they encounter take them into startling, brutal worlds where the stakes are high and failure can earn you a bullet in the head...