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WIN! In The Mood For Love on Criterion Collection Blu-ray

To celebrate the release of the Criterion Collection edition of In The Mood For Love we’ve got TWO Blu-ray copies to give away! 

For your chance to win, simply answer this question (entry details at the bottom of page):

Which celebrated filmmaker directed In The Mood For Love?

A) Wong Kar Wai
B) Yimou Zhang
C) Anthony Minghella

SEND YOUR ENTRY TO COMPETITIONS@FILMJUICE.COM WITH THE ANSWER IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR EMAIL. INCLUDE FULL CONTACT DETAILS. GOOD LUCK!

Competition Ends: 13th December 2022

Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-Wan (Chungking Express’s TONY LEUNG CHIU-WAI) and Su Li-Zhen (Irma Vep’s MAGGIE CHEUNG MAN-YUK) move into neighbouring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are formal and polite—until a discovery about their spouses creates an intimate bond between them. At once delicately mannered and visually extravagant, WONG KAR WAI’s In the Mood for Love is a masterful evocation of romantic longing and fleeting moments. With its aching soundtrack and exquisitely abstract cinematography by MARK LEE PING-BING and CHRISTOPHER DOYLE, this film has been a major stylistic influence on the past two decades of cinema, and is a milestone in Wong’s redoubtable career
CHINA | 2000 | 98 MINUTES | COLOUR | 1.66:1 |
CANTONESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES 

  • 4k Digital restoration with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack, both supervised and approved by director Wong Kar Wai
  • Documentary from 2001 by Wong, chronicling the making of the film
  • Hua yang de nian hua (2000), a short film by Wong
  • Interview and cinema lesson from 2001 featuring Wong
  • Press conference from the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival with actors Maggie Cheung Man-yuk and Tony Leung Chiu-wai
  • Interview from 2012 with critic Tony Rayns about the soundtrack
  • Deleted scenes with optional commentary by Wong
  • Music video
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: A new essay by novelist Charles Yu
In The Mood For Love is available now on DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K UHD from the Criterion Collection
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