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July Rhapsody (2002)

Laam yan sei sap (original title)
Yiu-Kwok is a high school teacher, having a perfect family. Good times don't last long, when a student, Choy-Nam, falls in love with him. For dealing with a relationship with Mr. Seng, a ... See full summary »

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Lam Yiu-Kwok
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Lam Man-Ching
Kar Yan Lam ...
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Eric Kot ...
Wong Yui
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Cara Chu
Tin-nung Ku ...
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Simon Lee ...
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Tin Leung ...
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Lam On-yin
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Yiu-Kwok is a high school teacher, having a perfect family. Good times don't last long, when a student, Choy-Nam, falls in love with him. For dealing with a relationship with Mr. Seng, a beloved teacher of the couple, his wife Man-Ching requests a leave for a month. A midlife crisis mixing with pressure sends him into an emotional tailspin. Everything seems to lead him towards Choy-Nam, the forbidden fruit. History seems to repeat itself. Written by Anon

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14 March 2002 (Hong Kong)  »

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July Rhapsody  »

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Chinese poetry weaves magic in this mesmerising love triangle
23 August 2002 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A touching love story reminiscent of ‘In the Mood for Love'. Drawing heavily on Chinese poetry and how this is used by eastern people to communicate feelings to each other, the story focuses on a schoolteacher who wants so much to be a model teacher as well as a good husband and father. A senior student is very attracted to him. As the story unfolds we see the emotions below the surface in his 20 year marriage and how he grapples with the moral dilemmas that face him. A beautiful and moving story.


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