PG | | Drama, Romance
Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.
Chosen by "Les Cahiers du cinéma" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2000 (#05).
Su Li-zhen Chan:
Why did you call me at the office today?
Chow Mo-wan: I had nothing to do. I wanted to hear your voice.
At around 10:00, while they are using the rice cooker that Mr. Chan brought from his trip, Mrs. Chan's newspaper is inconsistently open/closed between shots.
Cantonese, Shanghainese, French, Spanish
£92,227 (UK) (27 October 2000)
$2,734,044 (USA) (1 June 2001)