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In the Mood For Love Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung

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IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE is a movie written, produced and directed by Hong-Kong director Wong kar-Wai in 2000.
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Hong-Kong, 1962. Mrs Chan and Mr Chow move the same day in the same building. Their spouses are often abroad or working late, so they have the opportunity to make their acquaintance. They soon understand that Mrs Chan's husband and Mr Chow's wife are having an affair. They decide to become only friends but fear their neighbors' opinions. Furthermore, love is not so far away.

A masterpiece and one of 2000 best.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Chinese Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Chinese

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death

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