Review this movie
DamonC.Jun 24, 2004It is beautiful filmed - that was the first reaction I had coming out of the cinema. Sure, it was slow moving, all about the little actions in life, that everything was understated - but that we already expect from watching a Chinese movie of this genre. What is disappointing is that I was left cold at the end. All that simmering emotions under the calm surface that were torturing these poor souls - after a while it is just plain boring. Show me something I haven't seen. And what about the post-WW II setting - sure the sets were beautiful but it impacted nothing else. Watch, if you want to, for the cinematography. But give me Zhang Yimou any day. … Expand
judithj.Feb 13, 2005Whats the point?