"Bangkok's most dangerous cop isiaboutito have his world turned upside down A darkly turbulent crime noir from Thai new wave director Pen-ek Ratanaruang, Headshot is an existential thriller, ripe with shadowy paranoia that will turn your worldupside-down, literally. This disorienting game of cat and mouse if played out in present-day Thailand, where corruption runs rampant and the good die young. When Tul, a straight-laced cop, is blackmailed by a powerful politician he soon becomesdisillusioned by the state of human nature and, in his vengeful condition, is recruited to become a hitman for an iconoclastic group aimed at eliminating those who are above the law. But when a devastating blow turns Tul's vision upside-down, he finds himself engulfed by doubt, unaware of whether the condition is medical of a result of karmic retribution. Enriched with social commentary that confronts the modern penal system, Headshot is a smart ethically oriented update on a classic genre.Rendered in the hands of a director who transcends convention, the film becomes a stylishly executed Buddhist neo-noir."