A minor-league baseball player discovers that his first love has committed suicide. Jodie Foster lifts story above itself.
Satirical takeoff of "The Incredible Shrinking Man", in which a suburban housewife becomes a celebrity after being adversely affected by household cleaning products.
BASED ON THE CLASSIC TALE! STARRING ZIYI ZHANG (CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON)! Aging socialite Mo Jieyu still finds herself drawn to ex-boyfriend Xie Yifan. Mo, the rich and charming widow with a taste for indulgence and sensuous pleasures, still has eyes for famous womanizer Xie, who secretly burns with love for her. And yet, in his luxurious life, Xie's new interest lies in chaste humanitarian Du Fenyu, may stand in the way of Mo's desires
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In 1930's Shanghai, the 'Paris of the East,' aging socialite Mo (Cecilia Cheung) and famous womanizer Xie (Jang Dong-gun) indulge cynical but sensuous pleasures in a dangerous game of hearts.
Academy Award-winner Jodie Foster ("Maverick," "The Silence of the Lambs") and Mark Harmon (TV's "Chicago Hope," "Reasonable Doubts") star in this bittersweet drama about an irresponsible ex-ballplayer who recounts his life upon learning of the death of his first love. Remembering when she was first his babysitter, then his best friend, the man re-evaluates his current life in terms of the passion and enthusiasm of his youth. Co-starring Blair Brown ("The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd"), Harold Ramis ("Ghostbusters"), Jonathan Silverman ("The Single Guy," "Weekend at Bernie's"), William McNamara ("Copycat"), John Shea ("Lois and Clark") and Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Helen Hunt ("As Good As It Gets," "Twister," "Mad About You"). Rex Reed says this "fires the imagination and touches the heart" and Jeffrey Lyons calls it "Absolutely wonderful...It's like a beautiful mid-summer daydream you hate to see end."
Three Academy Awards(R) went to this sly, seductive tale about the fatal attraction linking 18th century French aristocrats Glenn Close, John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer. From the international stage hit.
In 1930's Shanghai, the "Paris of the East," aging socialite Mo (Cecilia Cheung) and famous womanizer Xie (Jang Dong-gun) indulge cynical but sensuous pleasures in a dangerous game of hearts. The game: win, bed, and abandon kind humanitarian widow Du (Zhang Ziyi). The prize: a chance to rekindle lost romance. But in a city where no one can be trusted, there may be no difference between love and war.
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