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Triad Underworld (2004) More at IMDbPro »Gong woo (original title)


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Director:
Writers:
Ching-Po Wong (story)
Chi-long To (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 May 2004 (Hong Kong) See more »
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Plot:
When Triad leader Hung's wife gives birth to a baby boy, Hung considers leaving the world of the gangsters... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 3 nominations See more »
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DVD Playhouse--March 2012
 (From The Hollywood Interview. 6 March 2012, 9:50 PM, PST)

Palisades Tartan announces Triad Trilogy on Blu-Ray/DVD
 (From 24FramesPerSecond. 10 February 2012, 12:02 PM, PST)

Palisades Tartan announces Triad Trilogy on Blu-Ray/DVD
 (From 24FramesPerSecond. 10 February 2012, 12:02 PM, PST)

User Reviews:
Perhaps not the best movie, but genuinely cool experience. See more (21 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Andy Lau ... Hung Yan-jau
Jacky Cheung ... Left-Hand

Shawn Yue ... Wing

Edison Chen ... Turbo
Chien-Lien Wu ... Emily Hung

Eric Tsang ... Tall Man
Norman Chu ... Big Lungs
Yuan Lin ... Yoyo
Kiu Wai Miu ... Figo
Kara Hui ... Wing's Mother
Ka Tung Lam ... Shing (as Gordon Lam)
Suet Lam ... Officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donna Chu ... Figo's Wife
Ping Ha ... Left-Hand's Mum
Tony Ho ... Brother Lin
Yau-Kuen Law
Alice Lee ... Mistress
Doi-yung Ng ... Target Brother

Chapman To ... Brother To
Ching Wong ... Old Hui
Shu Tong Wong ... Ming
Yat Tung Wong ... Gorgeous

Courtney Wu ... Party guest
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Directed by
Ching-Po Wong 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chi-long To  screenplay
Chi-long To  story (as To Chi Long)
Ching-Po Wong  story (as Wong Ching Po)

Produced by
Chi-leung Chan .... administrative producer (as Ziliang Chen)
Esther Koo .... administrative producer
Andy Lau .... executive producer
Herman Peng .... line producer
Alan Tam .... executive producer
Eric Tsang .... producer (as Eric Tsang Chi Wai)
 
Original Music by
Mark Lui 
 
Cinematography by
Charlie Lam 
Kenny Lam 
 
Film Editing by
Curran Pang  (as Pang Ching Hei)
 
Production Design by
Yank Wong 
 
Art Direction by
Ching Lam  (as Lam Ching)
 
Costume Design by
Petra Kwok 
 
Production Management
Virginia Chan .... production manager
Ray Pang .... production manager
Man-ching Wong .... production supervisor (as Wong Man Ching)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wai-Ban Chan .... assistant director (as Ray Chan)
Eddy Yeung .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Wai Chuen Cheung .... props (as Cheung Wai Chuen)
 
Stunts
Wei Tung .... stunt choreographer
 
Other crew
John Chong .... co-presenter
Andy Lau .... presenter
Kwok-leung Lee .... production assistant
Bruce Ren .... co-presenter
Alan Tam .... presenter
Wei Tung .... action choreographer (as Tung Wai)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gong woo" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Blood Brothers" - Singapore (English title) (imdb display title)
"Left Hand" - Canada (English title) (festival title)
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Runtime:
85 min
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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Perhaps not the best movie, but genuinely cool experience., 28 July 2004
Author: jysan2001 from Washington, D.C.

Before getting a copy of this, I looked into the details. Gangster movie? Cool. A hit on a mob boss? Interesting. Andy Lau? Even better. Jacky Cheung, Edison Chen, Eric Tsang, Wu Chien Lien, and Shawn Yu? Awesome.

I almost thought, "What is this, Infernal Affairs all over again?"

So I had pretty high expectations. I started the movie. I was pretty impressed throughout with the camera work. There was a definite style in this movie. But the movie seemed to head nowhere. I was more eager to see what happens in each scene rather than in the movie as a whole.

So it follows two punks about to kill and a mob boss trying to find his traitor. Big Deal. For an 85 minute movie it seemed to take forever to get there. And throughout most of the movie all I could think was, "So what? What does that have to do with anything?"

Then the ending hits. If you've read any of the other reviews, you'll know that it completely changes the whole movie. I have to admit, it was genuinely cool.

But should a movie completely hinge on a single plot twist? I think not, though I admit I can't really see how they could have done it any other way.

THE BOTTOM LINE: Despite the smart twist at the end, you will probably feel a little dissatisfied. However, if you want to see some stylish film-making, great acting, and find out what the plot twist is, definitely check it out. The movie is definitely made for the experience.

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