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The Lovers    (1994)

 
 
 
Director :
Tsui Hark

Producer :
Tsui Hark

 
Other titles : 梁祝 (HK Title)
Leung Chuk (HK Title)
Leung Juk (HK Title)
Liang Zhu (HK Title)
The Butterfly Lovers
Country : Hong Kong
Film Company : Film Workshop, Golden Harvest
Genre : Comedy / Drama
HK Category : I
Runtime : 104 min.
Video : Colour
Audio : Speaking (Cantonese)
HK Gross : 18.6 M. HK$
 
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 Cast :  
Charlie Young Choi Nei
Nicky Wu Kei Lung
Elvis Tsui Kam Kong
Carrie Ng Kar Lai
Lau Shun
Peter Ho Yun Tung
Sun Xing
Linda Liu Shui Kei
Kok Lee Yan
Yuen Sam
     
  
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Plot

In ancient China, a government official sends his daughter to a boarding school for men in order to increase her education and to marry her to a powerful lord. There, she falls in love with a young poor man. This is a remake of Li Han Shiang's The Love Eterne, based on the Butterfly Lovers legend.
 
  Review  

Tsui Hark delivers a crystal clear mise-en-scene, a simple story but with very complex sub-texts. He masterfully deals with the questions of love, freedom and art. A loving glance is for instance a compulsory thing in romantic stories. Here, it happens at the end of a lengthy travelling sequence, full of shot, reverse shot patterns, until the eyes of both lovers finally meet. This very moment arises from movements but it is also characterised by its immobility. That is what the whole movie is...
 
 
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Director, Producer :
Tsui Hark
 
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Charlie Young Choi Nei

Nicky Wu Kei Lung

Elvis Tsui Kam Kong

Carrie Ng Kar Lai

Lau Shun

Peter Ho Yun Tung

Sun Xing

Linda Liu Shui Kei

Kok Lee Yan

Yuen Sam
 
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