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Release Date: April 17, 1998Running Time: 109 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $2,195,190.00
Genre: Drama, Romance


Gong Li

Jeremy Irons

Ruben Blades

Maggie Cheung

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John, a Hong Kong-based British financial reporter has long held a torch for the bar owner Vivian, a former "hostess" from mainland China. She is already romantically linked to a fast-rising businessman Chang who set her up with a bar but is reluctant to marry her given her shady past. John has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia and his love for Vivian becomes desperate. Vivian gradually becomes interested in John, given Chang's lack of commitment. John, meanwhile, has been wandering the streets of Hong Kong with a video camera, documenting its street life during the final days of Hong Kong's British occupation. He meets a street hustler named Jean who tells the story of fall... Full Summary >>