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Summary Chow Mo-wan rents a room in a Hong Kong apartment building. It's sheer coincidence that he moves in the same day that Su Li-zhen moves in next door. They never have a real conversation until Mr. Chow realizes that their respective spouses are having an affair. This discovery shocks both of them. Mr. Chow, feeling hurt and wishing to un...

Directed By: Kar-Wai Wong

Written By: Kar-Wai Wong

In the Mood for Love
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 28 Critic Reviews
87
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 206 User Ratings
7.8
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Summary Chow Mo-wan rents a room in a Hong Kong apartment building. It's sheer coincidence that he moves in the same day that Su Li-zhen moves in next door. They never have a real conversation until Mr. Chow realizes that their respective spouses are having an affair. This discovery shocks both of them. Mr. Chow, feeling hurt and wishing to un...

Directed By: Kar-Wai Wong

Written By: Kar-Wai Wong

Where to Watch

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 28 Critic Reviews
87
93% Positive
26 Reviews
7% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 28 Critic Reviews
87
93% Positive
26 Reviews
7% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 206 User Ratings
7.8
82% Positive
169 Ratings
5% Mixed
11 Ratings
13% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 206 User Ratings
7.8
82% Positive
169 Ratings
5% Mixed
11 Ratings
13% Negative
26 Ratings

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Production Company Jet Tone Production, Block 2 Pictures, Paradis Films
Release Date Feb 2, 2001
Duration 1 h 38 m
Rating PG
Tagline Feel the heat, keep the feeling burning, let the sensation explode.
Hong Kong Film Awards
• 5 Wins & 12 Nominations
Golden Horse Film Festival
• 3 Wins & 9 Nominations
Chlotrudis Awards
• 2 Wins & 6 Nominations