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Love in a Fallen City is a Hongkongais film of genre Drama directed by Ann Hui with Chow Yun-fat

Love in a Fallen City (1984)

Love in a Fallen City
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Length 1h35
Directed by
OriginHong kong
Genres Drama,    War,    Romance
Rating61% 3.0958553.0958553.0958553.0958553.095855

Love in a Fallen City is a 1984 Hong Kong film directed by Ann Hui. It was adapted from the novella of the same name by Eileen Chang, and produced by Shaw Brothers Studio. The movie stars Chow Yun-fat and Cora Miao as the romantic leads.

The film followed in the trail of Hui's critically acclaimed Vietnam film Boat People but was a much more modest commercial success. The movie earned HK$8,134,727.[1] Ann Hui adapted another Eileen Chang novel thirteen years later in Eighteen Springs.

Synopsis

The film is set in 1940s Shanghai and Hong Kong. Bai Liu-Su (Cora Miao) is an introverted divorcée who has her fair share of misery after breaking up with her good-for-nothing husband. Her large, extended family feels she has shamed them through divorce. Her situation at home has become unbearable. A charming Malayan businessman based in Hong Kong, Fan Liu-yuan (Chow Yun-Fat), who is always surrounded by women, happens to visit Shanghai and becomes interested in Bai after chancing on her through mutual friends. Fan sees in Bai what many others don't and tries his best to make her fall in love again. A middle-aged couple tries to match make the two. Bai takes a gamble and decides to visit Hong Kong with the Japanese invasion of China looming, willing to risk all just to get out of her awkward family situation, even though she fell for Fan, future was uncertain. It is only through surviving war-torn Hong Kong as civilians that the two realize that they truly love each other.

Actors

Chow Yun-fat

(Fan Liu-Yuan)
Cora Miao

(Pai Liu-So)
Lisa Chiao Chiao

(Third Sister-In-Law)
Chin Tsi-ang

(Pai's family servant)
Elaine Jin

(Louise)
Helen Ma

(Mrs. Hsu)
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