Actors: Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about In the Mood For Love|
|IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE is a movie written, produced and directed by Hong-Kong director Wong kar-Wai in 2000.
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.
--Daniel Staebler, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of In the Mood For Love|
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Time/era of movie:
Kind of romance:
- romance (general)
- love triangle/polygon
- inconveniently married while playing footsy
- rekindling lost love/marriage
Taboo Sex Story?
Main Char. ethnic: (if not US Caucasian)
Culture of surrounding area:
- brunette (Black)
- (man) short/standard straight
- (man) average
Events of movie makes character more...
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- brunette (Black)
- (woman) medium/shoulderlgn wavey
- (woman) very skinny
How much in movie?
- general circumstances
- Southeast Asia
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Movie makes you feel...
If soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
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