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Spring Fever (Chun feng chen zui de ye wan) (2010)

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50

Average Rating: 4.8/10
Critic Reviews: 8
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 4

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Nanjing, present day, springtime. Wang Ping's wife suspects him of adultery. She hires Luo Haitao to spy on him and discovers that her husband's lover is a man, Jiang Cheng. It's with this man that Luo Haitao and his girlfriend, Li Jing, form a torrid love triangle. For all three, it's the beginning of asphyxiating, sultry nights of physical abandon that exalt the senses. A sulfurous journey into the confines of jealousy and obsessive love. -- (C) Strand

Unrated,

Art House & International, Drama

Feng Mei

Aug 17, 2010

$10.5k

Strand Releasing

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Portrays contemporary China as a seething hotbed of erotic curiosity and discontent.

August 6, 2010 Full Review Source: New York Times
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So what do you do once the Chinese authorities forbid you from making movies for five years?

August 4, 2010 Full Review Source: Time Out New York
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For long stretches of this tantalizing, romantic, aggravating film -- until just before its extremely satisfying ending, in fact -- I wished Lou had caught a little spring fever himself, cranked up the volume, and turned on the lights.

August 3, 2010 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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Its examination of identity and loneliness begins to feel like a soap opera season boiled down into one very long episode with too much happening.

July 15, 2010 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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I think there's meant to be a tender love story buried somewhere in all this remote melodrama, but none of the five major characters makes the slightest impression.

May 16, 2009 Full Review Source: AV Club
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This overlong and very Euro-flavored "Spring" won't make many B.O. wickets bloom.

May 15, 2009 Full Review Source: Variety
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Artful, dreary, and pointless -- it's time for Lou Ye to lighten up.

December 9, 2010 Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix
Boston Phoenix

This tale of gay men and their woes in China is courageous, but too self-consciously directed and lugubriously uninvolving.

August 6, 2010 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

The poppy soundtrack in the clubs scenes and a karaoke bar scene proves Noël Coward's observation, "Strange how potent cheap music is."

August 5, 2010 Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com
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The film becomes a confused pantomime of fear and disaffection, succumbing to a torpidness from which it never recovers.

August 1, 2010 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
Slant Magazine

Some of it hits home, raw and emotional. Other sequences (a karaoke scene, moony shots of Nanjing) thrum with a tender melancholy. Most of it, though, is boring, nonsensical and off-puttingly convinced of its own worth.

May 15, 2009 Full Review Source: Total Film
Total Film

Lou, helped by Zeng Jian's striking camerawork, captures very well the mood of drift and fragmentation in modern-day urban China. Compelling and messy in equal measure, it's a cine-letter to the future.

May 15, 2009 Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph

Director Lou Ye, aided by Zeng Jian's astonishing camerawork, manages to hit a poignant note with floral imagery in Spring Fever.

May 14, 2009 Full Review Source: Screen International
Screen International

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