Triumph in the Skies

Year:2003

Section:TVB Series

Genre:Drama

Average Rating:       (out of 5 ratings)


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Triumph in the Skies

Reviewed by: Mandee March 10, 2005

Rating: 5.0 out of 5

First of all, I love watching TVB series and by far, this is one of the best shows I've watched from TVB in a while! This is definitely worth watching! The Not-So-Great Parts The plot was a little exaggerated. And Flora Chan's character "Belle", seemed a little too "faithful", believing in the "Triangel" would grant her true immortal love. That was pretty cheesy. Also, in the end when Sam proposed to Zoe and she...

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Triumph in the Skies

Reviewed by: -cAnDy- January 16, 2005

Rating: 4.5 out of 5

Cast: Francis Ng as Sam Tang Yi Chen Flora Chan as Isabelle Le Yi Shan Joe Ma as Vincent Ling Yun Zhi Myolie Wu as Zoe Su Yi Ron Ng as Issac Tang Yi Feng Michelle Ye as Zita (Xin) Sammuel Chan as Ronald (Hao Cong) Bosco Wong as Xie Li Hao Kenneth Ma as Zhi Hong Louisa So as Ruby (Jia Lu) Triumph in the skies (Chong Shang Yun Xiao) This show basically starts with Yi Chen (Francis Ng) and Yi Shan (Flora Chan) meeting...

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Triumph in the Skies

Reviewed by: Bridget March 16, 2004

Rating: 5.0 out of 5

Chinese Title: "Chung Seung Wun Siu" (roughly translates to Take Off Into the Clouds) ... One of my favourite series titles by the way, it conveys a feeling of such inspiration and optimism. Year: 2003 # of episodes: 40 Theme Songs: Eason Chan "Sui Yuet Yu Gor" (opening theme: roughly translates to The Age is Like Song), Flora Chan "Ngor But Ngoi Lei" (closing theme: directly translates to I Don't Love You) Cast: Francis Ng Jun Yu as...

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Triumph in the Skies

Reviewed by: Dragonfly January 30, 2004

Rating: 5.0 out of 5

Starring: Francis Ng Chun Yu - Samuel/Sam Tong Yik Sum Flora Chan Wai San - Isabelle (Belle) Myolie Wu Hun Yi - Zoe So Yi Joe Ma - Vincent Ling Ron Ng Cheurk Yin - Issac Tong Yik Fung Sammul Chan Geen Fung - Donald Man Bosco Wong - Chris Tse Shek Sau - Philip Tong Hon Ma Lay - ?? Michelle Yip - Zita Louisa So Yuk Wah - Ruby Guest Starring: Twins and Eason Chan. Triumph in the Skies is basically about airplanes and airports....

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Member Ratings

tdbank

02-15-2010 04:53 PM

     

Does any one know where I can buy the sound track of this movie series?? Thanks


lyna0312

08-27-2007 03:54 PM

     

The only thing I hated about this series was Flora character and how she couldn't make up her mind about who she loves. I love Myolie character the most in the series and how she lives ever day to the fullest and always is always smiling. I would have liked to Michelle character end up with Ron character because they are so good together but too bad that didn't happen. Overall this series was good.


purpleprose

07-10-2007 10:54 AM

     

I began to watch this series with high expectations, but it still exceeded them all. The historic production is incredible…the airport gorgeous, the camera great, the effects amazing, and all the details beautiful. The sceneries of Italy, Japan, and Australia make charming backdrops, and the casting is solid. The tone is far lighter than I expected, but the dramatic underdones still persist.

Francis Ng delivers an unbelievable performance.
Flora Chan does well but can’t cry.
Joe Ma does a remarkable job but can’t speak a word of English.
Myolie Wu acts nicely though her leading-man chemistry isn’t her best.
Shek Sau and Hon Ma Lei make adorable comic parents.
Ron Ng, Bosco Wong, and Sammul Chan do very well.
Michelle Ye and Kenneth Ma are tolerable.
The rest of the cast do terrific jobs in their respective roles.

The story offers nothing fresh and is not flawless, but the entire script does not have a single unengaging moment. I find the characters all generally lovable, except for the self-centered Belle. This series is extraordinary, deserving of all the hype and praises.

Conclusion: watch it, without a doubt, trust the reviewers…you won’t regret it.
Final No-brainer Verdict: 5/5


Zhen Yin

01-11-2007 12:00 AM

     

I must say, “Triumph in the Skies” is the best HK drama I have seen in a long time. For a quite a while, I have been swept away by the Korean wave and then caught up in the Taiwan storm, until “Triumph” captured me and had me soaring in the sky.
The character that got my utmost attention is definitely Sam Tang. I adore his serious and frank personality in the show. Though Sam is not the romantic prince charming or the dashing knight in the shining armour, there is a special charm in his forthrightness and severity that draws me to him right from the beginning. It is so natural for me to fall in love with Sam Tang. To me, he possesses the most essential qualities that a woman hopes for in a man, which are namely, loyalty, responsibility and most importantly, security. He is very attractive in a down-to-earth and dependable way. I would entrust myself to him in a heartbeat. Francis Ng’s portrayal of Sam Tang is impeccable. He has breathed life into Sam Tang and made the character so believable that I feel for him in every one of his joy and sorrow. When he smiles, he lights me up. When he is sad, my surrounding turns gloomy. Without a doubt, Sam Tang left a lasting impression in my heart.
Another character to look out for would be Issac Tang. His cool and suave appearance, combined with his “bad-boy” demeanor unquestioningly demands attention and flutters many hearts. Ron Ng has portrayed his character of Issac very well. He is definitely a very potential candidate to go far in the showbiz.

Overall, “Triumph in the skies” is a show executed with finesse. I have had a highly enjoyable time watching it.


Georgy

12-29-2006 12:00 AM

     

Belle (Flora) is not suitable for her role in that she was consoled when she was depressed. When she was over it, she was thrusted to become the consoler for Sam dperessed onver her dying friend lying in bed.

Also the facial look of Flora seems to be like a Flirt. Her flirty look makes her more suitable for a role as a lover instead.

Her love role on Sam and Vincent seemed "artificial" and not "real". Perhaps her "flirty" looks and her "unemotional" looks makes her "fake" and "artificial".

However, as far as I am concerned, I like to see her in this show, as she is really has a "sexy and flirty" looks. I dont mind having her in my arm for a while. Hehehe.



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