Tempting Heart (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

Tempting Heart (1999)

TOMATOMETER

——

——

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Tempting Heart Photos

Movie Info

In this romantic drama from Hong Kong, a filmmaker looks back at her first love as she collaborates on a screenplay about romance. Cheryl (Sylvia Chang) is working with a writer to help her refine a story about a pair of lovers, Shao-rou (Gigi Leung) and Ho-chuen (Takeshi Kaneshiro). The two teenagers steal away for a night together on an island, only to face the wrath of Shao-rou's mother when they return. Ho-chuen decides to break up, and Shao-rou's best friend, Li (Karen Mok), responds to the news by offering both sympathy and physical affection. Years later, Shao-rou and Ho-chuen meet by happenstance in Tokyo; she's a successful fashion designer, and he's a tour guide. Though Ho-chuen is now married, there is still an attraction between the two, and they begin a new affair. However, the screenwriters who are controlling their destines have a few surprises in store for them

Cast

Gigi Leung
as Sheo-rou
Karen Mok
as Chen-Li
Elaine Jin
as Sheo-rou's Mother
William So
as Wallace
Cher Yeung
as Rou's Aunt
Leon Dai
as Ho-jun
Show More Cast

Critic Reviews for Tempting Heart

All Critics (1)

A fascinating idea -- that the concept and retelling of a romance is far more attractive to people than the real thing. It's like dissecting a film from the inside out.

July 5, 2011 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Tempting Heart

There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about Tempting Heart!

Tempting Heart Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Tempting Heart on our Movie forum!

News & Features