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32 Ratings

The Lovers

Liang Zhu

Directed by Tsui Hark
Hong Kong, 1995
Drama, Romance, Fantasy


In 3A.D., during the Eastern Jin Dynasty, parents dress a very pretty, very privileged girl like a boy so she may be educated in a local boarding school. There, she falls in love with a poor, but handsome and industrious young man, but their short love affair ends in disaster.

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The Lovers Directed by Tsui Hark

Awards & Festivals

Hong Kong Film Awards

1995 | Winner: Best Original Film Score

1995 | 4 nominations including: Best Director

Asia-Pacific Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Best Director

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