Love After Love movie review: Sandra Ma, Eddie Peng star in Ann Hui’s gorgeous period drama set in 1930s Hong Kong

3/5 starsThe doomed romance between a hopelessly romantic schoolgirl and an absurdly heartless womaniser turns out as disastrously as expected in Love After Love, a languorous period drama from director Ann Hui On-wah.An impeccably staged production that vividly evokes decadent high-society life in pre-war 1930s Hong Kong, the film boasts a line-up of legendary figures behind the scenes, from Christopher Doyle as cinematographer to Ryuichi Sakamoto as composer, and the recently deceased Emi…

Love After Love movie review: Sandra Ma, Eddie Peng star in Ann Hui’s gorgeous period drama set in 1930s Hong Kong
3/5 starsThe doomed romance between a hopelessly romantic schoolgirl and an absurdly heartless womaniser turns out as disastrously as expected in Love After Love, a languorous period drama from director Ann Hui On-wah.An impeccably staged production that vividly evokes decadent high-society life in pre-war 1930s Hong Kong, the film boasts a line-up of legendary figures behind the scenes, from Christopher Doyle as cinematographer to Ryuichi Sakamoto as composer, and the recently deceased Emi…