Hooked on You

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  • NR
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.7  (439)

Hooked on You is a heartwarming romantic comedy film released in 2007, directed by Law Wing-cheong and starring Miriam Chin Wah Yeung, Eason Chan, and Bo Huang. The story revolves around the life of a girl named Joey (played by Miriam Chin Wah Yeung) who finds herself struggling to move on from her past and start anew. Unable to get over her ex-boyfriend, she decides to open a fishing shop to honor the memory of her father, who passed away in a fishing accident.

As fate would have it, Joey's fishing shop is located beside a restaurant owned by Jie (played by Eason Chan) and his best friend Luk (played by Bo Huang), who are both avid fishermen. Despite their mutual love for fishing, they initially clash due to their opposing business interests. However, they soon discover that they have a lot in common, including their complex relationships with their respective ex-partners.

As Joey, Jie, and Luk spend more time together, they begin to develop feelings for each other, leading to a love triangle that challenges their friendship in unexpected ways. The movie explores themes of self-discovery, forgiveness, and the power of love to heal past wounds.

The performances of the cast are a standout feature of the film. Miriam Chin Wah Yeung delivers a moving portrayal of Joey's emotional journey as she learns to let go of her painful past and embrace her new life. Eason Chan brings a charming and relatable charm to the role of Jie, a man struggling to reconcile his love for his ex-girlfriend with his growing feelings for Joey. Bo Huang's Luk is a scene-stealer with his playful and goofy personality, providing a lighthearted counterbalance to the film's more serious moments.

The film's cinematography also deserves mention, as it beautifully captures the scenic fishing locations and the bustling streets of Hong Kong. The use of water as a recurring visual motif underscores the movie's underlying message of renewal and rebirth.

Overall, Hooked on You is an entertaining and heartwarming romantic comedy that will resonate with audiences who have struggled with letting go of the past and finding love in unexpected places. The endearing performances of the cast, picturesque locations, and the film's poignant themes make it a must-watch for fans of the genre.

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    6.7  (439)