In the Mood for Love

Synopsis: Set in Hong Kong, 1962, Chow Mo-Wan is a newspaper editor who moves into a new building with his wife. At the same time, Su Li-zhen, a beautiful secretary and her executive husband also move in to the crowded building. With their spouses often away, Chow and Li-zhen spend most of their time together as friends. They have everything in common from noodle shops to martial arts. Soon, they are shocked to discover that their spouses are having an affair. Hurt and angry, they find comfort in their growing friendship even as they resolve not to be like their unfaithful mates.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Kar-Wai Wong
Production: USA Films
  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 44 wins & 47 nominations.
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98 min

Just kidding!

I'll be early tonight. See you soon!



Time to go! Finish it tomorrow!

No, I'm nearly there.

Oh, Ming.

- I need a few days off next month.

- Why?

I promised my wife a trip.

Put in a word for me, will you?

I'll speak to personnel.

But the next lunch is on you.

I will.

Thanks, Ming!

It's ready!

No, it'll switch itself off!

I told you, it's not ready!

A rice cooker!

It's yours, Mrs. Koo?

No, it's beyond us!

It's Mrs. Chan's.

My husband brought it from Japan.

I wanted to show Mrs. Koo

how good it is.

Now it's ready!

Mrs. Chan, could Mr. Chan

get me one next time?

No problem!

Mr. Chow, you should get one too!

Your wife's so often late home.

I couldn't trouble Mr. Chan.

It's just neighborly, isn't it?

It's no trouble!

I'll ask him to buy another next time.

Thank you!

Let's try the rice.

Mr. Chan, sorry to trouble you

about the rice cooker.

It was really no trouble.

How much do I owe you?

Your wife has already paid me.


She didn't tell you?

She's been working late shifts.

Often I'm asleep when she gets back.

It must be hard for her.


Mrs. Chan isn't back yet?

She'll be back soon.

You need to talk to her?

A friend needs to go to Singapore.

I wonder if she could get

a cheap ticket for him.

I'll ask when she gets back.

I'm bothering you too much.

Don't mention it. We're neighbors!

I'll leave you in peace.

Looking for me?

Damn right. Where've you been?

What's up?

Mrs. Chan called.

You left a hat at her office.

I meant to!

I wanted an excuse to go back.

I know your tricks!

She's married.

I know, that's why I left.

Otherwise I'd move in next door.

If your wife wasn't so attractive,

she'd be a worried woman!

I'm not like you.

Please call Mrs. Chan for me.

I'll pick up the hat tomorrow.

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