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Ngon na ma dak lin na (1998)

Two young men fall for the woman staying upstairs when she practises J.S. Bach's "Notebook for Anna Magdalena".

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Chan Kar-fu
Leo Ku
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Yau Muk-yan
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Scruffy but irresistibly attractive Yau Muk-yan, without a job or a place to live, moves in with sensitive, shy piano tuner Chan Kar-fu. Both are disturbed, then obsessed, by the amateurish piano playing of upstairs neighbour Mok Man-yee. Obsession turns to romance, and romance to fantasy. The film is structured in four "movements": two themes (Yau Muk-yan, Mok Man-yee), a duet (Yau Muk-yan & Mok Man-yee), and a set of variations (a wild fantasy of Chan Kar-fu in his new novel). Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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A touching story
3 April 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I dont know why everyone just has bad reviews about this film. I personally really enjoyed this movie and have watched it countless times.

The film was very well plotted. Both Actors/Actresses and behind the scene producers need to be praised for what a meaningful story they put together.

The ending of the film was one of the most touching scenes I had ever scene when the second musical box opened.

People should try to appreciate the film. Try to understand the meaning behind it and then maybe will enjoy the film as much as i do!


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