Saving Face Reviews

March 9, 2012
February 9, 2007
Abjectly collapses into feel-good nonsense.
September 26, 2005
The message here, as in every quirky ethnic romantic comedy, is 'follow your heart.' But wouldn't it be great if for once the characters cared more about the continuity of antiquated cultural traditions than their own personal happiness?
July 1, 2005
Goes beyond the obvious into something a lot more current and meaningful: the need to make your own love, even if society looks askance.
July 1, 2005
Saves face with terrific performances.
July 1, 2005
Wu has a keen ear for the rhythm of speech, and much of the humour rests in the conversations' staccato beat -- in breezy put-downs and tossed-off asides and disgruntled mutterings.
June 24, 2005
[Saving Face] gets its heart pumping by putting its lovers smack in the middle of family and community.
June 24, 2005
A mild but mostly enjoyable romantic comedy that attempts (not always successfully) to incorporate elements of screwball farce into an already-crowded mix.
June 23, 2005
A laugh riot it is not. A sweet, true and, at times, universal love story it is.
June 23, 2005
A first film with a deft comedic touch and a trio of charming stars.