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In the Mood for Love (Fa yeung nin wa) (2000)

In the Mood for Love
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Maggie Cheung Maggie Cheung
Su Li-zhen - Mrs. Chan
Tony Leung Chiu Wai Tony Leung Chiu Wai
Chow Mo-wan
Ping Lam Siu Ping Lam Siu
Ah Ping
Tung Cho Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung
Man living in Mr. Koo's apartment
Rebecca Pan Rebecca Pan
Mrs. Suen
Kelly Lai Chen Kelly Lai Chen
Mr. Ho
Man-Lei Chan Man-Lei Chan
Mr. Koo
Szu-Ying Chien Szu-Ying Chien
Amah


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Kar Wai Wong Kar Wai Wong
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Stunning, simply stunning

6 years, 2 months ago at Mar 1 19:55
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One of the most beautifully made films that I've ever seen. Stunning cinematography, touching score, some brilliantly written dialogue and a brilliant on screen pairing of Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu Wai. Has all the elements of a masterpiece and no doubt one the most un-appreciated films that I can think of.One of my favourite films. Absolutely blew me away. Wong Kar Wai is an absolute geni... read more

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2 years, 4 months ago at Dec 15 9:13
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Such great mise-en-scene, such great acting and the whole movie felt so poignant. It feels like you're standing on the precipice of a great love story, but never really found the courage to jump. When you're done with the movie, you're left with the slight regretful feeling of "what if".

Tragically restrained

8 years, 1 month ago at Mar 22 12:25
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A graceful, romantic defeatist wrestles with her circumstance aided by her neighbourly partner in crime.

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Set in Hong Kong, 1962, Chow Mo-Wan is a newspaper editor who moves into a new building with his wife. At approximately the same time, Su Li-zhen, a beautiful secretary and her executive husband also move in to the crowded building. With their spouses often away, Chow and Li-zhen spend most of their time together as friends. They have everything in common from noodle shops to martial arts. Soon, they are shocked to discover that their spouses are having an affair. Hurt and angry, they find comfort in their growing friendship even as they resolve not to be like their unfaithful mates.
Release date: 9 March 2001
UPC: 715515012928
Tags: Romance (23), Hong Kong (22), 2000s (13), Drama (12), 2000 (10), Chinese (9), China (9), Asian (7), France (7), Apartment (5), Singapore (5), Taxi (5), Love (4), (4), Asia (4), Infidelity (3), Cult (3), Forbidden Love (3), 1960s (3), Adultery (3)
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"Wong Kar-Wai’s tender, sensual romance “In The Mood For Love” is often called one of the very best films of the 2000s: indeed, it was ranked the highest of any film from that decade in the most recent Sight & Sound poll. But it proved a little too artsy for the Academy, who gave the Best Foreign Language Film prize that year to “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon,” leaving Wong’s film without a single nomination (indeed, none of his films got attention from the Oscars until two nomination"



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