Chow Mo Wan and his wife move into a building at around the same time as Su Li Zhen and her husband do. With the prolonged absence of their respective partners, they get to meet each other during mahjong sessions at their landlord's place. Not long later, they discover the love affair between their other halves, and are confused with the growing passion between themselves. (Mei-Ah)
If I could sum up In the Mood for Love in one word, I’d say "stylistic". The cinematography is so lush you feel like it was painted with every brush imaginable and then let to dry in the warm afternoon sun of Tuscany. Maggie Cheung's (as Mrs. Chan) silk costumes are so beautiful even they look painted on. Cheung and Tony Leung (as Mr. Chow) are wonderful together.
Mrs. Chan and Mr. Chow, not knowing one another, move themselves and their respective spouses into apartments that are right next...