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Perhaps Love (2005)

Ru guo · Ai (original title)
A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.


(as Peter Chan)
22 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Lin Jian-dong / Zhang Yang
Sun Na / Xiaoyu
Nie Wen / The Circus Master
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tung Man Chan ...
Hotel Receptionist
Suresh Chandukutty ...
Indian Dancer
Yi-Chun Chang ...
Press Conference MC (as Yi-qun Zhang)
Ji-lai Dong ...
Man at Crossroad
Yong Fan ...
Man at Crossroad
Helen Feng ...
Crossroad Hooker
Lei-Xin Gao ...
Producer's Girlfriend #2
Stephen Kealy ...
Foreign Producer
Na Li ...
Crossroad Hooker


A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.

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Drama | Musical | Romance


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Release Date:

1 December 2005 (China)  »

Also Known As:

Perhaps Love  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$649,449 (Hong Kong) (9 December 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The Shanghai sequences were lensed by Peter Pau, while Christopher Doyle lensed the Beijing sequences. See more »

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Worth a few watches, with tissues and friends
3 December 2005 | by (China) – See all my reviews

It's really wonderful to see such an emotional film so beautifully executed. I thought that this film has the eye-candy of Molin Rouge but with a far more convincing performance from all of the actors involved. There literally isn't a weak link in the chain, and I think it really is very original and genre defying, and refreshing to see such a gorgeous film come out of Asian cinema that's not a kungfu film. It's too bad that the buzz for this film hasn't really started in the states, but I'm hoping that more people will hear about it. It's soooo much better than Seven Swords or Anything "Asian" that Hollywood has served up recently. And far more entertaining.

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