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Three... Extremes (2004)
"Saam gaang yi" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror  |  20 August 2004 (South Korea)
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An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mei (segment "Dumplings")
Pauline Lau ...
Li's Maid (segment "Dumplings")
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Lee (segment "Dumplings")
Meme Tian ...
Connie (segment "Dumplings") (as Meme)
Miriam Chin Wah Yeung ...
Ching (segment "Dumplings")
Sum-Yeung Wong ...
Old Hairdresser (segment "Dumplings")
Kam-Mui Fung ...
Vomiting Woman (segment "Dumplings")
Wai-Man Wu ...
Nurse (segment "Dumplings")
Chak-Man Ho ...
Wang (segment "Dumplings")
Miki Yeung ...
Kate (segment "Dumplings")
So-Fun Wong ...
Kate's Mother (segment "Dumplings")
Kai-Piu Yau ...
Gynaecologist (segment "Dumplings")
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Director (segment "Cut")
Won-hie Lim ...
Stranger (segment "Cut") (as Won-Hee Lim)
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Director's Wife (segment "Cut")
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An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors.

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From the Nightmares of 3 Horror Masters

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Horror

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Rated R for strong disturbing violent content, some involving abortion and torture, and for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$36,414 (USA) (28 October 2005)

Gross:

$75,829 (USA) (11 November 2005)
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In the segment "Cut," towards the end of the film there is a panning shot looking in through a window. The reflection of one or more persons standing on the outside portion (the side the camera is on) can be seen. See more »

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Mei: You're rich but I'm free.
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3 extremes were 3 short stories about extreme situations. Each story has very different qualities and gave the viewer something to enjoy. Not American style, scream queen, psychobabble laden horror films. More intellectual and artistic as the characters are made to look good rather than deviant. Shorts were you can turn off the subtitles and still understand the plot are hard to come by, but these fit the bill. I wish I could speak the languages of the films because the English translation detracted from the emotional content and context. If you like slasher movies and jump out of your seat scary, pass on these. If you like more artistic, intelligent, and subtle horror films, then these shorts are for you. Some blood and minor amounts of gore. A job well done.


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