From Wayne Wang, director of Maid In Manhattan and The Joy Luck Club
From acclaimed director Wayne Wang (Maid In Manhattan) comes a gripping romantic drama set against the backdrop of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule. Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune) stars as John, a British journalist living in Hong Kong. John has fallen in love with Vivian (Gong Li), a bartender with a jaded past. Vivian is eager to secure her position in Hong Kong society and wants her successful boyfriend Chang to marry her. When Chang proves to be indecisive about their relationship, Vivian turns to John. Giving into their feelings for a brief but passionate affair, they now face inevitable change and unexpected obstacles in this touching and compelling film.