Although not known to the Western critics, this picture may be in the all time top-10 of Hong Kong cinema. A tale of time, love and expectation. An incidental couple- Mui and Leung- fell in love within the turmoil of Chinese-Japanese conflict. Their occasional rendez-vous and common habitual adversity ends with war-torn, irreversible relationship regardless of their intention. The depiction of historic events and sentimental trajectory is overwhelming. Stylish mis-en-scene and dynamic camera works are superb. The English title is "When my dear come again?
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