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In The Mood For Love


For his first film since the 1997 Hong Kong handover, auteur filmmaker [[Performer~P194627~Wong Kar-wai~wongkarwai]] directs this moody period drama about unrequited love that, like his earlier work, swoons with romantic melancholy. Set in a Shanghaiese enclave in Hong Kong in 1962, the film centers on two young couples who rent adjacent rooms in a cramped and crowded tenement. Li-zhen ([[Performer~P12725~Maggie Cheung~maggiecheung]]) works as a secretary in an export company while her husband's job at a...more

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85 out of 100 Metascore®

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