Monday, August 13, 2012


Desirable Actor: Liu Yunlong from GODDESS OF MERCY (2003, Ann Hui, A+20)

GODDESS OF MERCY reminds me of BETRAYED (1988, Costa-Gavras, A+30), because both of them deal with the heroines who fall in love with the wrong guys. I also learned from GODDESS OF MERCY that people in Yunnan celebrate Songkran Festival like in Thailand.

Ann Hui has directed 28 films, but I have only seen four films of hers: NIGHT AND FOG (2009, A+30), GODDESS OF MERCY, A SIMPLE LIFE (2011, A+10), and JULY RHAPSODY (2002, A-).

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