Thursday, August 13, 2009

Overheard 竊聽風雲

"Hong Kong's stock exchange attracts not only money but also many who try to manipulate the market. An interception team of three officers at the Criminal Intelligence Bureau is tasked to install interception devices in order to monitor a listed company’s daily phone traffic. The team is led by Johnny (by Lau Ching Wan) and his subordinates, Gene (by Louis Koo) and Max (by Daniel Wu). When the three are bored and morale is low, they overhear the management's plan to boost the share price. Johnny then withholds the information from his supervisors as Gene and Max are desperately in need of money, and...(Synopsis source:"

It is not an action packed movie. The acting of the three actors are great. The storyline is pretty straight forward but the ending part is unexpected. Overall, this is a good movie and my rating is 3/5.