Their encounters are formal and polite—until a discovery about their spouses creates an intimate bond between them. Some of the best love stories ever told are about forbidden love. Soon, they are shocked to discover that their spouses are having an affair. Watching In the Mood for Love will make you in the mood for love. Rewatch Value 10 wonderful photography and soundtrack and a very unusual edition. From small gestures, to quick looks, ringing of the telephone and shots of the clock to show the passing of time, it allows you to venture into a unrequited love story that's not painful but not overly dramatic.Next
One day, they both realize that their particular spouses are having an affair and the discovery shocks both of them. They have everything in common from noodle shops to martial arts. If Chungking Express' aesthetic is filled with exotic colors, In the Mood for Love is vibrant and exhilarating with different colors even exhibiting some traces of noir style. Set in Hong Kong, 1962, Chow Mo-Wan is a newspaper editor who moves into a new building with his wife. With their spouses often away, Chow and Li-zhen spend most of their time together as friends. Despite the presence of a friendly Shanghainese landlady, Mrs.Next
Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung exhibit such tension that we feel the love without needing to do anything passionate. Criterion Collection Edition 147 Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-wan Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Su Li-zhen Maggie Cheung Man-yuk move into neighboring apartments on the same day. He knows how tell a story not through grand dialogues but through body language which is through cinematography. No summary can do it justice then watch it. Chow and So each nurse suspicions about their own spouse's fidelity; each comes to the conclusion that their spouses have been seeing each other. You know what's happening because it's being shown before it's being told. They also find out that they share a passion for Kung-Fu stories.Next
Of course this is all made possible by the soundtrack, handled by Shigeru Umebayashi. In The Mood for Love 2000 Hong Kong, 1962. At the same time, Su Li-zhen, a beautiful secretary and her executive husband also move in to the crowded building. Repetition blends well with time which blends well with setting and ultimately dances around the story. But otherwise, this is definitely up there on my imaginary list of the best romance films I've ever seen.Next
I have some mixed feelings about the artsy ending. Raccontando nient'altro che una storia d'amore, il regista poeta, se preferite cinese rivela quale può essere ancora oggi l'emozione che regala il cinema: la consegna di un segreto all'interno di una fenditura in un tempio immerso nel silenzio, che, come avrebbe fatto un albero secolare, lo conserverà per sempre. There is delicateness present when they act together that just leaves you hungry for more. Suen, and bustling, mahjong-playing neighbours, Chow and So often find themselves alone in their rooms. It's also a coincidence that both of them are moving in without help from their spouses.Next
As both of their couples are always out for work, they spend more and more time together. Drama Romance A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. With its aching musical soundtrack and exquisitely abstract cinematography by Christopher Doyle and Mark Lee Ping-bin, this film has been a major stylistic influence on the past decade of cinema. Hong Kong, 1962, chief editor of a local newspaper, Chau and his wife move into new accommodation of Shanghainese building where he meets Li-chun, who lives in next-door and moves in the same day. The music exerts feelings and flirts with Kar-wai's mastery of cinema together with the actors' vivid emotions makes everything a complete package.Next
Their lives continue to intersect in everyday situations: a recurring motif in this film is the loneliness of eating alone, and the film documents the leads' chance encounters, each making their individual trek to the street noodle stall. The film takes place in Hong Kong, 1962. Cheung's beauty transcends while Leung's restrained depiction is admired. Hurt and angry, they find comfort in their growing friendship even as they resolve not to be like their unfaithful mates. We are plagued with a nostalgic 60s Hong Kong setting detail by detail and it entraps us into this alluring tale filled with cinematic beauty including slow motions and simple focus on blowing smoke; it is sexy without needing to be. Chow Mo-wan Tony Leung , a journalist, rents a room in an apartment of a building on the same day as So Lai-zhen Maggie Cheung , a secretary from a shipping company.
Kar-wai channels his use of details to move the story forward without too much effort just with simple rain, simple change of clothes or simple montage that exert such beauty it takes your breath away. Similar themes with Chungking, In the Mood for love portrays a more intimate type of longing, one that's filled with utmost desire that excites us through actions and not words spoken. Each has a spouse who works and often leaves them alone on overtime shifts. So wonders aloud how their spouse's affair might have began, and together, So and Chow re-enact what they imagine might have happened. I coniugi Chow e i coniugi Chan si trasferiscono lo stesso giorno in due appartamenti contigui. .
Sono il signor Chow e la signora Chan a rientrare più di frequente a casa ed è così che nel giro di breve tempo scoprono che i rispettivi consorti sono amanti. Not much head space here, much head space there, blurred wall here, never showing the face there, it leaves you guessing but also doesn't leave you in the dark. La volontà di comprendere le ragioni del tradimento subito li porterà a frequentarsi sempre più spesso e a condividere le sensazioni provate. . . . .Next
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