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Tie saam gok (2007)

Told in three 30-minute segments, three friends seek out the buried treasure of a mysterious stranger.

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Fai
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Lee Bo Sam
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Mok Chung Yuan (as Sun Hong Lei)
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Wen (as Lam Ka Tung)
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Ling
Yong You ...
Policeman (as Yao Yung)
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Fat Bo (as Lam Suet)
Haitao Li ...
Lung (as Li Hai Tao)
Kai Wa Chan ...
Kwan (as Chan Kai Wa)
Chun Yip ...
Chan Fok-sui (as Yip Chun)
Ho Sai Chan ...
(as Chan Ho Sai)
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Told in three 30-minute segments, three friends seek out the buried treasure of a mysterious stranger.

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murder | cook | death | antique | flat tire | See All (35) »

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Temptation. Jealousy. Destiny. See more »

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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1 October 2007 (China)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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The first Hong Kong film made in a frame story format, Triangle had each director take charge of a film segment, bringing in their own production team and screenwriters to continue the story set in motion by the previous director. See more »

Soundtracks

LOVE IS LIKE A BALLOON
Performed by Xiu Qiong Pan
Composed by Yao Ming
Lyrics by Chen Di Yi
OP: EMI Music Publishing Hong Kong
Sound recording license courtesy of EMI Music Hong Kong
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It wasn't all it could have been...

For a movie that has been put together by three of the heavyweight directors of Hong Kong cinema, you would expect nothing short of a masterpiece to be the end result. However, that was not really the case with "Triangle".

Don't get me wrong, I am not saying that "Triangle" is a bad or boring movie, far from it actually. The storyline in the movie is good and well put together, although it just tended to drag on in long sequences. There are far better movies available from the Hong Kong cinema compared to this one.

Aside from the three directors, then "Triangle" does have some rather good and established Hong Kong actors to the cast list; Louis Koo and Simon Yam really did carry the movie quite nicely.

There is a lot of action in the movie, which works out quite well, however the last part of the movie that takes place in a small outdoors food vendor in the nature (I assume this is somewhere in the New Territories) tended to become a little too much, especially because there was some comedy and humor attended to throw into that scene, which just ended up making the scene worse.

"Triangle" is a solid enough movie with good performances, however, I had just initially expected something extraordinary to come from a collaboration between Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam and Johnnie To.


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