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Tempting Heart (1999)

Sam dung (original title)
Cheryl is a Hong Kong-based film director who uses the story of her first love as the basis for her next screen project. As she tells her tale to a screenwriter, she relives memories from a more innocent time.

Director:

Sylvia Chang
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Cast

Credited cast:
Takeshi Kaneshiro ... Ho-jun
Gigi Leung ... Sheo-rou
Karen Mok ... Chen-Li
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brenda Chan
Sylvia Chang ... Cheryl
Leon Dai ... Ho-jun (middle age)
Jing-Do Fong Jing-Do Fong
Chung-Yu Jeung Chung-Yu Jeung
Elaine Jin ... Sheo-rou's mom
Jo Kuk
Wing-Lam Kwong Wing-Lam Kwong
Ga-Wai Lee Ga-Wai Lee
Leslie Loh Leslie Loh
Audrey Mak Audrey Mak
William Wing Hong So ... Screenwriter (as William So)
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Cheryl is a Hong Kong-based film director who uses the story of her first love as the basis for her next screen project. As she tells her tale to a screenwriter, she relives memories from a more innocent time.

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It's the love we've lost that haunts us.

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Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Toho-Towa [Japan]

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

23 September 1999 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Pokusy serca See more »

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Director Sylvia Chang found Takeshi Kaneshiro too good looking and decided to let his character have some pimples so as to not appear too perfect. See more »

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the review is favorable to the movie
12 January 2001 | by nisa_mokhtarSee all my reviews

I really like the film and have become a fan of takeshi because of it. The ambiance of the movie and the cinematography is quite nice. The flashbacks are well position as not to let the viewer be confused. Gigi Leung gave a good performance in it. But still there is something missing somewhere. At the end of the movie, I feel somewhat dissatisfied. The motives of the characters (of their actions) are not truly explored. I finished the movie asking myself "did I somehow fall asleep sometime during the movie and miss the integral part of it?"


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