PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
Stanley gets most of his pessimism and philosophical view points from the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who is mentioned more than once in the film.
I don't understand. Is the conductor a blithering idiot? He went over the tempo six times. It's Adagio, Adagio, Adagio! It's not racehorse tempo.
In the first scene, during Wei Ling Soo's performance, the Chinese words on the backdrop are simplified Chinese characters, which were introduced in 1935 and not officially used in mainland China until the mid-1950s.
$412,095 (USA) (25 July 2014)
$10,506,939 (USA) (7 November 2014)