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Needing You... (2000)
"Goo naam gwa neui" (original title)

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Wah and Kinki both working at the same department of a computer company. Both of them are not getting on very well initially, but friendship develops when they get to know each other after ... See full summary »

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Andy Cheung / The Cupid Express
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Fiona Leung ...
Fiona Yu
Ho-Yin Wong ...
Roger Young (as Raymond Wong)
Shiu Hung Hui ...
Ronald (as Hui Siu Hung)
Florence Kwok ...
Kitty
Suet Lam ...
Martin (as Lam Suet)
Kenny Kung
Sylvia Lai ...
Roger's Mother
Gabriel Harrison ...
Dan (as Hoi Chun Kit)
Andy Tse ...
Mr. Ko
Fu May
Englie Kwok
Vanessa Chu ...
Kinki's Sister
Terence Lam
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Wah and Kinki both working at the same department of a computer company. Both of them are not getting on very well initially, but friendship develops when they get to know each other after a while. When Wah starts to realize his emergent fondness for Kinki, his ex-girlfriend reappears and plans to gain back his affection. In addition, he notices that his ex-girlfriend arranges a guy to pair up with Kinki. At the same time, his supervisor would like to lay him off at work... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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23 June 2000 (Hong Kong)  »

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Gu nan gua nu  »

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HKD 38,000,000 (Hong Kong)
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The scene in which Andy Cheung hops on a black motorcycle contains a musical score by Lowell Lo, which is used in the films All About Ah-Long (1989) (All About Ah Long) and The Big Heat (1988) (The Big Heat). Both films were also directed by Johnnie To. See more »

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Spoofs A Moment of Romance (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

GAN QING XIAN SANG
(Needing You...Theme)
Composed by Cacine Wong
Lyrics by Xi Lin
Performed by Sammi Cheng
Arranged by Tsang-Hei Chiu & Paul Lin
Chorus by Olivia Chow
Produced by Tsang-Hei Chiu
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A nice little romantic comedy....with an emphasis on romance.
13 March 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Sammi Cheng and Andy Lau star in this romantic-comedy--with a particular emphasis on romance. I noticed a couple reviewers didn't like that the film wasn't that funny. I had no problem with it and thought it didn't need to be funnier.

When I rented this film, my first thought was 'wow--a film starring Andy Lau that is NOT a martial arts epic or gritty cop film!'. This is because here in the States, most of Lau's films you see are this sort of film--such as "Internal Affairs", "House of Flying Dragons" and "Warlords". Here it is nice to see him in something lighter.

The film is set in Hong Kong and involves a nice boss (Lau) and a strange secretary (Cheng). I say strange because on one hand she's a mess. She has no confidence with men and flies off the deep when she has relationship problems. But, on the other hand, she's very loyal, highly skilled and a very important part of her office team--though she's not the sort to seek attention and often lets herself be the fall gal when there are problems. As the film progresses, Lau realizes what a find he has with Cheng--at first as a co-worker and then later...well see the film for yourself to see what's next.

Overall, this is a very sweet film--a nice date film. Nothing overly deep or significant here--just a very nice movie featuring some actors who manage to carry off the film quite well.


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