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TRIANGLE

Hong Kong / China, 2007 (MIFF 2008, Neighbourhood Watch)

Director: Johnnie To, Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam

TRIANGLE

“The beginning, middle and end of Triangle are directed by three different directors… it is like tasting an exquisite dish with three different flavors.” - Pusan Film Festival

Combining the might of Hong Kong's most celebrated filmmakers - Johnnie To (Election, MIFF 05), Tsui Hark (Seven Swords, MIFF 06) and Ringo Lam - Triangle mixes comedy, drama and thriller in three distinct sections signposted by the directors' signature styles. This heist-gone-wrong story sees three down-on-their-luck cronies tipped off about an ancient treasure buried under a government building. They successfully bag the booty but quickly realise they're not the only ones with their sights set on this prize. “A fanboy high-five from three crazy directors who know their stuff.” - lovehkfilm.com

D/P Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam, Johnnie To S Kenny Kan, Sharon Chung, Yau Nai Hoi, Au Kin Yee, Yip Tin Shing WS Celluloid Dreams L Cantonese w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2007/101mins

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