This year, Cannes Classics will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of ‘In the Mood for Love’ by Wong Kar-wai before its release on the big screen in the summer of 2020 in France and internationally.
Presented in the Official Selection and in Competition in 2000, In the Mood for Love, by Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai, made its lead actor Tony Leung win the Male Interpretation Prize and was awarded the Grand Prize of the Superior Technical Commission.
The 4,000 restoration of the film made from the original negative was led by Criterion and L’Immagine Ritrovata under the supervision of Wong Kar-wai.
In the Mood for Love, that premiered in May 20, 2000, will be screened at the 73rd Festival de Cannes, with Wong Kar-wai in attendance.
In The Mood For Love By Wong Kar-Wai With Tony Leung And Maggie Cheung
Cinematographer: Christopher Doyle.
Music: Shigeru Umebayashi.
4,000 restoration from the original negative supervised by Wong Kar-wai and carried out by Criterion
(New-York) and L’Immagine Ritrovata (Bologna).
The film will be released worldwide thanks to Janus Films (USA, UK, Australia/New-Zeland), The Jokers Films (French-speaking territories), Koch Films (German-speaking territories), Avalon DA (Spain), Leopando Filmes (Portugal), Inoekino (CIS), Asmik Ace (Japan), Catchplay Inc. (Taiwan), NK Contents (South Korea).