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Set against the backdrop of the handover of Hong Kong to China, this film uses a love triangle as a metaphor of the situation. A British businessman, dying of cancer, is in love with a Chinese barmaid, and also gets involved with a female Chinese street vendor.


99 minutes, All ages
Romance, Drama, On the Art Circuit

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Credits
Cast
Jeremy Irons, Li Gong, Maggie Cheung, Michael Hui, Rubén Blades
Director
Wayne Wang
ScreenplayLarry Gross, Jean-Claude Carriè, Paul Theroux, Wayne Wang
MusicGraeme Revell
Sound formatsDolby
SoundtrackNot available
Made in1997
Produced byLe Studio Canal+, NDF International, WW Productions




Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape ArgusOwen Williams15
TV3 ScreenplayBarry Ronge16
International Media
eye Weekly (Canada)Alex Patterson10
Box Office (USA)Shlomo Schwartzberg5
Rough Cuth (USA)Gary Susman15
IMDB89 Netizens14
Average .. 63%13


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