Wong Kar Wai

In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love

Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-Wan (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) and Su Li-Zhen (Maggie Cheung Man Yuk) move into neighboring 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 Christopher Doyle and Mark Lee Ping Bing, this film has been a major stylistic influence on the past two decades of cinema, and is a milestone in Wong’s redoubtable career.

Film Info

  • Hong Kong
  • 2000
  • 98 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.66:1
  • Cantonese
  • Spine #147

DIRECTOR-APPROVED 4K UHD + BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • 4K digital restoration with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack, both supervised and approved by director Wong Kar Wai
  • One 4K UHD disc of the film and one Blu-ray with the film and special features
  • 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

    Cover by Nessim Higson

Purchase Options

Coming soon, available Nov 1, 2022

Collector's Sets

Collector's Set

World of Wong Kar Wai

World of Wong Kar Wai

Blu-ray Box Set

7 Discs

$159.96

DIRECTOR-APPROVED 4K UHD + BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • 4K digital restoration with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack, both supervised and approved by director Wong Kar Wai
  • One 4K UHD disc of the film and one Blu-ray with the film and special features
  • 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

    Cover by Nessim Higson
In the Mood for Love
Cast
Maggie Cheung Man Yuk
Su Li-Zhen
Tony Leung Chiu Wai
Chow Mo-wan
Credits
Director
Wong Kar Wai
Producer
Wong Kar Wai
Written by
Wong Kar Wai
Executive producer
Chan Ye Cheng
Associate producer
Jacky Pang Yee Wah
Director of photography
Christopher Doyle
Director of photography
Mark Lee Ping Bing
Production designer
William Chang Suk Ping
Editor
William Chang Suk Ping
Costume designer
William Chang Suk Ping
Music by
Michael Galasso

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