In the Mood for Love

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Michael

Poetic, deep, and layered. It even gets surreal and experimental at times. All in all, a lovely film complete with an exotic and rich colour palette. Enjoy and recommend to a friend!

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Raymond

not your typical romance, gorgeous, beautifully acted!

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michelle

a beautiful film. The music is haunting, the acting is superb- one of my all time favorites.

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Tiago

Astonishing! Saw this one years ago. Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung are burned into my mind! I love Wong Kar-Wai's movies!

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buscando

Saw this in 2000 & thought it was okay. I'm glad I saw it again in 2017, I appreciate it more.

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Javier

Thank you.

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Blake

this film score is so beautiful

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Joshua

Wong Kar-Wai's greatest film and truly a masterpiece. At once two stories: the fleeting age of blossoms and the longing for a Hong Kong that no longer exists. I wish more filmmakers took time to appreciate the little things. The slight lowering of the eye. The delicacy of the walk. The ...Read more

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Raymond

I feel you. I had the same gut reaction.

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Vaughn

Wong Kar-Wai is bae

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JORDANA

Haha.

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