Love Trilogy

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Love Trilogy
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China version official poster
Directed by Derek Chiu
Produced by Raymond Wong
Peter Chan
Written by Aubrey Lam
Starring Francis Ng
Anita Yuen
Ruby Lin
Michael Chow
Distributed by Mandarin Films
China Film Group
Release dates
  • 5 February 2004 (2004-02-05) (Hong Kong)
  • 5 February 2004 (2004-02-05) (China)
  • 20 May 2008 (2008-05-20) (South Korea)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Hong Kong
China
Language Cantonese
Mandarin
Korean

Love Trilogy (Chinese: 30分鐘戀要; pinyin: 30 Fen Zhong Lian Yao) is a 2004 Hong Kong-Chinese film starring Francis Ng, Anita Yuen, Ruby Lin, Michael Chow, Lu Yi and Han Xiao. It was directed by Derek Chiu. It has differing titles in China and Hong Kong. The China title is Falling in Love with Heaven & Earth (我爱天上人间 / Wo Ai Tian Shan Ren Jian)[1]

Plot[edit]

Three pairs of lovers arrived at Yunnan at the same time, meets Shibo Yuan tourguide, Liu Hai.

The Red[edit]

The first pair arriving at Yunnan to tour are from Hong Kong, Mark & his wife Ah Cui. They had been married for seven years, both had been childhood friends, they should travel the road together for the latter half of their lives. Because of the market crash of a year ago, both are busy all day, their feelings for each other are starting to diminish.

The White[edit]

The second pair arriving at Yunnan to tour are from Shanghai, Xu Jing & Liu Bai-sheng just got married & are on their honeymoon. Bai-sheng is a workaholic, unknowingly neglecting Xu Jing. This new couple status tested by their continued companionship. Xu Jing gave herself a pregnancy test at the clinic in which she works in, found out that she's expecting, thus becoming very worried, the reason being Baisheng still doesn't want to become a father yet.

The Blue[edit]

The third pair traveling are from South Korea, Song Zi-ming and his girlfriend BoBo are a young couple dating for only about half a year. Zi-ming is romantic, very literary, BoBo is vain but in tune with reality, after detecting they are farther. Zi-ming & BoBo separated in the end, but Zi-ming had wanted to go to Shangrila, so he asks Liu Hai, whether she can continue being his tourguide. Liu Hai agreed to accompany him to Shangrila, to fulfill his wish. Zi-ming's appreciation towards her, this wooly insect finally turn into a butterfly?

Seeing these three pair of lovers, miss tourguide, Liu Hai, has her own innate opinions, in the course 2-3 of introducing Shibo Yuan, she has become a "matchmaker" for these three pair of lovers, acting as an intermediary many times, helping them settle their disputes, had them all convinced, but also stirred up a lot of storm.

Casts[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The film is set and was filmed in Yunnan's Shangrila.
  • Director Derek Chiu disclosed this film's three love stories divide into "White, Blue, Red" three sections.[2]
  • Cinema Line-Up: Tun Men, Fen Ling, Hua Mao, Ma An Shan

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese)Falling in Love with Heaven & Earth. ent.163.com. 9 February 2004.
  2. ^ (Chinese)"Red", "White", "Blue" trilogy. nen.com. 17 February 2004.

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