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Triangle (2007)

Tit sam gok (original title)
Told in three 30-minute segments, three friends seek out the buried treasure of a mysterious stranger.

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Ringo Lam, Johnnie To | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Louis Koo ... Fai
Simon Yam ... Lee Bo Sam
Honglei Sun ... Mok Chung Yuan (as Sun Hong Lei)
Ka Tung Lam ... Wen (as Lam Ka Tung)
Kelly Lin ... Ling
Yong You Yong You ... Policeman (as Yao Yung)
Suet Lam ... Fat Bo (as Lam Suet)
Haitao Li Haitao Li ... Lung (as Li Hai Tao)
Kai Wa Chan Kai Wa Chan ... Kwan (as Chan Kai Wa)
Chun Yip Chun Yip ... Chan Fok-sui (as Yip Chun)
Ho Sai Chan Ho Sai Chan ... (as Chan Ho Sai)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Libby Brien ... Fai's Mother / Radio Voices (voice)
Philip Hersh ... Wen (voice)
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Temptation. Jealousy. Destiny. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Official site | Official site [Japan] | See more »

Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

1 October 2007 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Triangle See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,641,637
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Each director was solely responsible for one third of the film (about 30 minute long). They did not discuss their segments with each other, and each director had a different set of writers working on each segment, the most notable being Nai-Hoi Yau, Kin-Yee Au and Tin-Shing Yip, frequent scriptwriters for Johnnie To and his Milkyway Image films. All of the segments relied on the same editor, cinematographer and music for the sake of uniformity. 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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Noirish combination movie 3 clocks by the WatchMaker
24 September 2007 | by karmakallioSee all my reviews

My clockmaker friend was not pleased. His rating system is such: If you look at your watch once, its a good movie. Twice is pushing your luck and three times and you're out of luck. ( No clock being the perfect movie ). He took 3 looks. Though having some decent scenes you sort of get a mixed bag of plotting, double-crossing and old style Tsui Hark slapstick. Still we found it worth talking about afterward a bit, so maybe its worth a look... Side plots aren't concluded and motivations aren't all too clear, the segmentation isn't really clear, you don't really see the 3 parts differentiate from each other. Still, could have fared worse since for a change the action was not the consuming theme, instead the few fights being portrayed in what i'd imagine to be a realistic fashion, won't tell more.. Some good comedy , good milieu, gotta be fair it had some OK content to it too.


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