Blue Gate Crossing (2003)

Blue Gate Crossing



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Movie Info

Taiwanese filmmaker Yee Chih-yen follows up his debut Lonely Hearts Club with the romantic drama Lanse Da Men (Blue Gate Crossing). Best friends Meng Ke-rou (Guey Lun-mei) and Lin Yueh-chen (Liang Shu-hui) are 17-year-old high school girls. When Yueh-chen admits she likes the boy swimming champ Chang Shih-hao (Chen Bo-lin), she talks Ke-rou into talking to him for her. But Shih-hao ends up liking Ke-rou instead, and the rest of the film develops their sweet friendship and adolescent romance. The … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Yee Chih-yen
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 24, 2004
Strand Releasing - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Blue Gate Crossing

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (8)

Blue Gate Crossing is 85 minutes of wistful gloom.

Full Review… | January 2, 2004
San Francisco Chronicle
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Gentle and reflective, Blue Gate Crossing ultimately doesn't make a terribly strong impact, but it does impress with its well-composed visual style and sensitive handling of bittersweet emotion.

November 25, 2003
Hollywood Reporter
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A lovely little coming-of-age story.

Full Review… | November 21, 2003
New York Daily News
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November 21, 2003
New York Post
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Little more than a vignette elongated into a feature-length movie. Moody and slow moving, it depends on the truthfulness of its performances to carry it.

Full Review… | November 20, 2003
New York Times
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Opening and closing mid-reverie, the film practically evaporates before your eyes and its weightlessness is surprisingly potent.

Full Review… | November 18, 2003
Village Voice
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