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Zhou Yu's Train Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gong-li, Tony Leung Kar-fai

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One eventful day, Zhou Yu, a pretty painter from Sanming, took a trip on a train. She met a handsome but shy aspiring poet, Chen Ching. He captivated her with his poem personifying her natural beauty and comparing it with that of a celestial lake.
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Soon they fell in love and began their twice weekly passionate affair while commuting to the city of Chongyang.
But a fellow commuter named simply as Zhang, a veterinarian, came in between the two lovebirds, with a secret amorous agenda of his own for Zhou Yu.

But this is more than just a love triangle.

A new woman named Xiu came into the scene. She looked like Zhou Yu. But the scene takes on a different era; a different time period. She is reading the book, "Zhou Yu's Train".
Is Zhou Yu a real person? Is Zhou Yu really was Xiu? Or is Zhou Yu a figment of Xiu's romantic imagination?

Be prepared for a surreal, non-linear movie.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Chinese

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   China Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   None

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