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Weekend Lover


The romantic rivalry in this often violent Chinese melodrama is a thinly veiled metaphorical commentary on the sad condition of Shanghai's youth, a wounded generation moving aimlessly towards a bleak future. Though made in 1994, it was not released until the end of the following year. A Xi has just been released from prison and goes looking for his former lover Li Xin, whom he has not seen since he was sentenced to nine years after killing a fellow teen. Unfortunately, Li Xin has fallen in love with La...more