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  • Summary: Yiu-Fai (Leung) and Po-Wing (Cheung) travel from Hong Kong to Argentina in an attempt to save their relationship.
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16
  1. Loose, buoyant and bracingly original.
  2. The result is a take-no-prisoners movie from one of Hong Kong's most idiosyncratic, shoot-from-the-hip filmmakers that's the very antithesis of sentimental gay love stories. [31 Oct 1997]
  3. Happy Together is Wong's most fully realized work. It is a pleasure to watch an interesting mind feel his way, and the result is something more than just a passing fancy.
  4. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    75
    Style oozing from virtually every frame.
  5. The vignettes don't add up to a story, but Wong's nervy brio and subterranean-fantasy style make for an arresting work about an exotic subculture.
  6. Wong Kar-Wai, whose energetic and inventive style isn't enough to give the shallow story the substance and resonance it needs.
  7. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    38
    An abundance of style and an almost total lack of substance make Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together a visually arresting but ultimately unrewarding excursion. [31 Oct 1997]

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