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3.7
102 Ratings

Romancing in Thin Air

Gao hai ba zhi lian II

Directed by Johnnie To
China, Hong Kong, 2012
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

After a popular actor is jilted at the altar by an actress he travels to the mountainous area of Yunnan province. There, he finds true love with a heartbroken woman who is also a secret fan of the actor…

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Romancing in Thin Air Directed by Johnnie To

Awards & Festivals

Golden Horse Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Best Original Film Song

Hong Kong Film Awards

2013 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards

2013 | 2 wins including: Film of Merit

2013 | Nominee: Best Film

Critics reviews

From its second act on, "Romancing in Thin Air" becomes less a film about a man and woman falling in love than a film about how and why people fall in love in the first place, and it soon becomes clear that the climax it is working toward isn't an obvious union but, much more remarkably, an act of forgiveness, reconciliation, and much-needed catharsis.
July 27, 2013
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