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Sausalito (2000)

Yi jian zhong qing (original title)
Ella is a divorced Chinese American taxi driver who spends her days ferrying people around the roads of Sausalito, San Francisco. After work, she spends time with her 8-year old son, Scott.... See full summary »

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Ella is a divorced Chinese American taxi driver who spends her days ferrying people around the roads of Sausalito, San Francisco. After work, she spends time with her 8-year old son, Scott. Ella meets Mike at Sky House, an infamous pick-up joint. Awkward strangers at first, they nonetheless find passion and what they want in each other. For Mike, it was but a one night stand amongst many, but it has affected Ella a great deal. Irritated at first, Mike cannot help but eventually be touched by Ella's sincerity. For a while, they spend happy times together. But when Mike's company is threatened, his attempts to save it by having an affair with a lady chairman. Not only are his efforts in vain, they also cause Ella to leave him. A year has passed and Ella has gone back to her old job. Mike, successful again with his new company, realizes that Ella is his only love. But a more mature Ella is now able to see her infatuation for what it is. It finally takes a near disaster to bring two ... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Absolutely Worthless !
5 October 2000 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

Please don't expect to see another "Comrade, Almost A Love Story", although this movie also stars Maggie Cheung and Leon Lai. It's the worst movie of Maggie Cheung in recent years. There is almost no description to the characters. Also nothing entertaining I can find. Awful is the best description to the performance of the actors, other than Maggie Cheung, and the style of the movie is very pretentious. Absolutely blamable is also the music. It's a movie undoubtedly worthless. Please don't see it unless you want to know why Hong Kong Cinema has gone downhill in the past several years.


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