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Film-maker Felix Chong makes new movie about rising home prices

Like its predecessors, Overheard 3 takes on hot-button topical issues, says director Felix Chong

Published on Jun 5, 2014 6:03 PM

Even on holiday, film-maker Felix Chong does not stop being productive.

Speaking in Mandarin over the telephone from Hong Kong, he tells Life! about the inspiration for his latest work.

"Be it in Taiwan, China, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, the cab driver's grouse in every place was the same - property prices are too high," he says. "I always thought it was a problem specific to Hong Kong, where we have this saying cun tu cun jin (an inch of land equals an inch of gold)."

This led to the property-themed surveillance thriller Overheard 3, which is currently showing in cinemas. The film details a complex web of interests and relationships in Hong Kong's New Territories and stars Louis Koo, Sean Lau Ching Wan and Daniel Wu.

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