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Missing (2008)

Sam hoi tsam yan (original title)
After her husband is killed in a mysterious accident, a widow is haunted by images of things she has never seen or experienced.

Director:

Hark Tsui (as Tsui Hark)

Writers:

Hark Tsui (as Tsui Hark), Ho Leung Lau (script revision) (as Lau Ho Leung)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angelica Lee ... Dr. Gao Jing (as Lee Sinje)
Isabella Leong ... Chen Xiao Kai (as Isabella)
Chen Chang ... Simon (as Chang Chen)
Xiaodong Guo ... Dave Chen Guo Dong (as Guo Xiao Dong)
Tony Ka Fai Leung ... Dr. Edward Tong
Chen-Yue Chang ... Haiya Amu (as Chang Chen Yue)
Alice Lee ... Bookstore keeper (as Luk-Yu Lee)
Julie Yip Julie Yip ... Aida
Ngai-Pong Cheng Ngai-Pong Cheng ... Funeral Parlor Staff (as Cheng Ngai Pong)
Cheuk Ming Poon Cheuk Ming Poon ... Old Funeral Parlor Staff (as Poon Cheuk Ming)
Yuk-Bing Woo Yuk-Bing Woo ... Uncle Chen (as Woo Yuk Bing)
Koon-Hung Lau Koon-Hung Lau ... Uncle Chen's Colleague (as Lau Koon Hung)
Kin-Fat Lai Kin-Fat Lai ... Noodle Ghost (as Lai Kin Fat)
Chi-Shun Hung Chi-Shun Hung ... Noodle Restaurant Owner (as Hung Chi Shun)
Tam Kam Vico Fai Tam Kam Vico Fai ... Noodle Restaurant Staff (as Tam Kam Fai)
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Storyline

In Hong Kong, Dr. Gao Jing is introduced to the brother of her best girlfriend Chen Xiao Kai, the photographer and diver Dave Chen Guo Dong. They fall in love with each other and Guo Dong invites Gao Jing to travel to Taiwan to visit an ancient submarine city, where he intends to propose her. During the dive, Guo Dong vanishes. Gao Jing cannot recall what happened underwater. She decides to investigate. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Official Sites:

Official site [Hong Kong]

Country:

China | Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

12 June 2008 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Missing See more »

Filming Locations:

Japan

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Eternal Love
Music by Kerman
Lyrics by Ant Rice Factory
Performed by Angelica Lee & Dilnur
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Messy, Boring and Melodramatic Never-ending Ghost Story
10 January 2010 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Hong Kong, Dr. Gao Jing (Lee Sinje) is introduced to the brother of her best girlfriend Chen Xiao Kai (Isabella Leong), the photographer and diver Dave Chen Guo Dong (Guo Xiao Dong). They fall in love for each other and Guo Dong invites Gao Jing to travel to Taiwan to visit an ancient submarine city, where he intends to propose her. During the dive, Guo Dong vanishes and his headless body is found later while Gao Jing cannot recall what happened underwater. She decides to investigate and a bleak mystery is disclosed.

"Sam Hoi Tsam Yan" is a messy, boring and melodramatic never-ending ghost story. The screenplay is awful, with many ridiculous twists where nothing is what seems to be. This movie is so terrible that gives the sensation that will never end. The only good point is the wonderful cinematography. The absurd plot in IMDb is totally wrong. My vote is two.

Title (Brazil): "Mergulho Fatal" ("Fatal Dive")


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