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38 Ratings

Love Will Tear Us Apart

Tianshang renjian

Directed by Nelson Yu Lik-wai
Hong Kong, 1999


Ah Ying is a provincial prostitute from mainland China. With a short-term visa, she hopes to start a new life in Hong Kong. She hooks up with other immigrants: a woman who can no longer work as a dance instructor since she lost a leg, a porn enthusiast and an introvert addicted to hookers.

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Love Will Tear Us Apart
Directed by Nelson Yu Lik-wai

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1999 | Competition

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2000 | Main Programme

Vancouver International Film Festival

1999 | Dragons & Tigers

Chicago International Film Festival

1999 | Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

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