In The Mood For Love (2000) [Romance]

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Directed by Wong Kar-Wai, In The Mood For Love is a Chinese romantic drama starring Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung. It premiered at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival, and has since received many accolades around the world.

At first glance, the story might sound very familiar: set in 1960s Hong Kong, a man (Tony Leung) and a woman (Maggie Cheung) who live in the same building discover that each other’s spouses are having an affair. They start seeing each other, first re-enacting how their spouses could have fallen in love, and then spending time together chatting and keeping each other company. They do say that they are “not going to be like them”, engaging in a platonic relationship. However, as time goes on, they start having deep feelings about one another.

“Feelings can creep up like that. I thought I was in control”.

– Chow Mo-wan

This sentence perfectly…

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