In the Mood for Love sold out

Directed by Wong Kar Wai
Wednesday, February 7 2024, 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM (sold out)
Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos
Price: € 4.50 incl. vat (Student) € 9.00 incl. vat (Others)

This classic film is director Wong Kar Wai’s incomparable portrait of a quiet but passionate sensuality. The cinematography, the acting and the music make us experience deep and unspeakable feelings. Yearning has never looked so good.

Two neighbors form a strong bond after both suspect their spouses of extramarital activities. However, they agree to keep their relationship platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.

Genre: drama, romance, classic 
Language: multilingual, subtitles: English

An invisible dance is danced by Mr Chow (Tony Leung) and Mrs Chan (Maggie Cheung), who happen to be neighbors in an apartment building in Hong Kong in 1962. When they find out their respective spouses have lovers, the two find comfort in each other’s arms. Passions run high but are kept in check.
This film will be preceded by an introduction.

At Cannes Film festival the film won the award for Best Actor (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) and the Technical Grand Prize. It was also nominated for the Palme d’Or and BAFTA’s Best Film not in the English Language.

“In the Mood For Love is ravishing beyond mortal words”. Slant Magazine

“It's a masterpiece, a sublime tone poem that shows what cinema is capable of when it tries to do more than just tell a story”.

“This enthralling, enigmatic, romantic drama from Asia's most influential auteur (Chungking Express) is an essay in appetite and inhibition”. Time

SG & USE/ITEC registration
Please register for SG & USE/ITEC by scanning your student ID card at the venue.
More information about SG & USE/ITEC can be found here. 

Ticket information
This film will be shown at Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos. Buying a ticket online in advance is mandatory if you want to attend this film. You can buy a ticket by clicking on the black “order” button on this page.
Please note: you can only buy a ticket online; tickets cannot be purchased with cash or bank card at the ticket counter. 
For more general information about tickets, refund policies, etc., please click here.

Please be on time
The screening of the film starts at 19:30 sharp (no pre-film advertisements)  and the cinema hall opens at 19:10. We kindly ask you to be at the ticket counter at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the film. This is to ensure the film starts and ends on time.

The Studium Generale film program is selected in collaboration with the Student Film Committee and Natlab. 

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