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15 Ratings

Tempting Heart

Sam Dung

Directed by Sylvia Chang
Hong Kong, China, 1999
Romance, Drama


Cheryl is a Hong Kong-based film director who uses the story of her first love as the basis for her next screen project. As she tells her tale to a screenwriter, she relives memories from a more innocent time.

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Tempting Heart Directed by Sylvia Chang

Awards & Festivals

Hong Kong Film Awards

2000 | Winner: Best Screenplay

2000 | 5 nominations including: Best Director

Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards

2000 | Winner: Film of Merit

Critics reviews

Shot by Hou Hsaio-hsien’s regular DP Mark Lee Ping-bing, Tempting Heart is Chang’s most beautiful film, rife with the deep reds and blues one can only find in Hong Kong movies.
May 18, 2018
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