In the mood for a film? Then try... In the Mood for Love!

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In the Mood for LoveThe World Cinema DVD Club Film for the month of May is 'In the Mood for Love' (Year: 2000; Length: 94mins; Language: Cantonese, English subtitles), a Hong Kong-based film directed by Wong Kar-Wai.

A man and a woman move in to neighbouring Hong Kong apartments and form a bond when they both suspect their spouses of having affairs.

The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival where it received a nomination for the Palme d'Or. It has also been a multiple award winner and was nominated for a (British) BAFTA in 2001. Read more about the film in the IMDb.

So come along to the Central Library for a cup of tea and a chat about the film! This is the third in the series of DVD club meetings taking place in the Central Library, the meetings taking place once a month. The films are all world cinema. This is a DVD club, copies of the film are available to borrow from the library, and we will discuss the film at each meeting. Library membership required.

Places are limited so please contact the Central Library for further details by email at, or by telephone at 01-8734333.

All the films being world cinema, do note this means they are all subtitled!

The first film to be discussed (in March) was the French film 'Gainsbourg', directed by Joann Sfar. It is based on the director's graphic novel and is a glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg. The film for April was the Spanish film 'Open Your Eyes' (director Alejandro Amenabar), which is the tale of a handsome man who finds the love of his life, but then suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.


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