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In the Mood for Love ()

Faa yeung nin wa (original title)
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Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar... See more »

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  • Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 44 wins & 47 nominations.
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Su Li-zhen - Mrs. Chan
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Chow Mo-wan (as Tony Chiu Wai Leung)
Ping Lam Siu ...
Ah Ping
Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung ...
Man living in Mr. Koo's apartment
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Mrs. Suen
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Mr. Ho (as Lai Chen)
Man-Lei Chan ...
Mr. Koo
Szu-Ying Chien ...
Amah (as Tsi-Ang Chin)
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Mr. Chan (voice)
Paulyn Sun ...
Mrs. Chow (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Po-chun Chow
Kam-Wah Koo
Hsien Yu
Julien Carbon ...
French tourist (uncredited)
Laurent Courtiaud ...
French reporter (uncredited)
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Himself (1966 visit to Cambodia) (uncredited) (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Kar-Wai Wong ... (as Kar Wai Wong)

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Kar-Wai Wong ... (written by) (as Kar Wai Wong)

Produced by

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Ye-cheng Chan ... executive producer
William Chang ... associate producer
Gilles Ciment ... co-executive producer
Jacky Yee Wah Pang ... associate producer (as Jacky Pang Yee-Wah)
Kar-Wai Wong ... producer (as Kar Wai Wong)

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Michael Galasso ... (as Mike Galasso)
Shigeru Umebayashi

Cinematography by

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Christopher Doyle
Pung-Leung Kwan
Ping Bin Lee ... (as Mark Lee Ping-bin)

Film Editing by

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William Chang

Production Design by

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William Chang

Costume Design by

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William Chang

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Johnnie Kong ... assistant director
Ken Siu ... assistant director

Art Department

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Ching-Geng Chan ... props
Fung-San Lui ... assistant art director
Ping Lam Siu ... props
Geng-Wah Tang ... props
Chi-On Wong ... property master

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Tony Rayns ... subtitler: english
Jack Turner ... acquisitions executive
Norman Wang ... publicist

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Yi-chang Liu ... special thanks

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Plot Summary

Set in Hong Kong, 1962, Chow Mo-Wan is a newspaper editor who moves into a new building with his wife. At the same time, Su Li-zhen, a beautiful secretary and her executive husband also move in to the crowded building. With their spouses often away, Chow and Li-zhen spend most of their time together as friends. They have everything in common from noodle shops to martial arts. Soon, they are shocked to discover that their spouses are having an affair. Hurt and angry, they find comfort in their growing friendship even as they resolve not to be like their unfaithful mates. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines Feel the heat, keep the feeling burning, let the sensation explode. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Beijing Summer (Hong Kong, English title)
  • Flower Like Years (Hong Kong, English title)
  • Hua yang nian hua (Hong Kong, Mandarin title)
  • In the Mood for Love (Hong Kong, English title)
  • In the Mood for Love (World-wide, English title)
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  • 98 min
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Trivia Maggie Cheung wears a different cheong-sam dress in each scene. There were 46 in all, though not all made it to the final cut. See more »
Goofs At around 10:00, while they are using the rice cooker that Mr. Chan brought from his trip, Mrs. Chan's newspaper is inconsistently open/closed between shots. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Pirated Copy (2004). See more »
Soundtracks Yumeji's Theme See more »
Quotes Caption: He remembers those vanished years. As though looking through a dusty window pane, the past is something he could see, but not touch. And everything he sees is blurred and indistinct.
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