Drink Drank Drunk


Time Out says

East Asia’s seemingly unstoppable celluloid domination has seen work across the board mop up critically and financially over here. Now, if this startlingly slight rom-com is anything to go by, the generic barrel is being scraped for anything that’s left. From the first frame it’s clear I do not belong to the target demographic for this televisual fluff, but then it’s hard to decipher who exactly does; the playing in this Day-Glo film by numbers is so unengaging and surrounded by such trivialities. Siu-Man (Miriam Yeung) sells beer but doesn’t trust men who are drunk until freewheeling stranger, chef and boozer Michel (Daniel Wu) shows up. They start a restaurant business as friends; loving follows the loans; they quarrel, they split, they get back together. No surprises then in this frothy fable of entrepreneurial success and relational triumph over some odds. In the UK, this could have a tiny life on DVD, but for more reliable entertainment it might be preferable to take the title as the model for an evening on the town.

By: GE



Release details

Release date:
Friday January 20 2006
101 mins

Cast and crew

Derek Yee
Derek Yee
Daniel Wu
Miriam Yeung
Alex Fong
Vincent Kok
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