Zhou Yu de huo che

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5.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6
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  1. VinceH.
    Aug 21, 2004
    3
    A ponderous, Wong Kar-Wei wannabe that often bores and frustrates more than intrigues. I must go back to the Wong reference mainly because this movie is so CLEARLY influenced stylistically and thematically by Wong's masterpiece "In the Mood For Love", but instead of homage it comes off more like a Tarantino-ish ripoff. A block of music that is repeated throughout, slow dreamy pan A ponderous, Wong Kar-Wei wannabe that often bores and frustrates more than intrigues. I must go back to the Wong reference mainly because this movie is so CLEARLY influenced stylistically and thematically by Wong's masterpiece "In the Mood For Love", but instead of homage it comes off more like a Tarantino-ish ripoff. A block of music that is repeated throughout, slow dreamy pan shots & close-ups and abstract compositions, etc. The only reason I give this a 3 is because Gong Li is the most beautiful woman to ever grace the planet Earth. Expand
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49

Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 23
  2. Negative: 3 out of 23
  1. Reviewed by: Derek Elley
    60
    Chinese thesp Gong Li goes for a striking career makeover in Zhou Yu's Train, a sensual, slickly packaged slice of Euro-style metaphysical cinema centered on a free-thinking woman and the two men in her life.
  2. Reviewed by: David Blaylock
    30
    Devolves from opaque mystery into boring melodramatics and incoherent contrivances.
  3. Reviewed by: Richard James Havis
    40
    It's an unusual idea but fails -- Sun spends so much time on the mood and atmosphere that he forgets about the story.