Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung are the stars of Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 hit movie In The Mood for Love. Photo: handout Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung are the stars of Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 hit movie In The Mood for Love. Photo: handout
Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung are the stars of Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 hit movie In The Mood for Love. Photo: handout

How Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love became a modern masterpiece – 20 years after it premiered

Starring Tony Leung and Maggie Cheung, critical response to the film back in 2000 was initially muted, even though the director’s Chungking Express (1994) had been praised by the likes of Quentin Tarantino; today though, In the Mood for Love is regarded by many as one of the greatest films of the 21st century so far

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Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung are the stars of Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 hit movie In The Mood for Love. Photo: handout Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung are the stars of Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 hit movie In The Mood for Love. Photo: handout
Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung are the stars of Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 hit movie In The Mood for Love. Photo: handout
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