The two leads are so gorgeous you are swept away in this tale of lovers from ancient China and modern Hong Kong. The modern man and woman dream of each other as Qin Dynasty lovers and then they find each other at the display of the warrior statues from the tombs of the Qin ruler at a museum. They are swept up in their dream world and how it impacts their modern lives makes for a riveting story. Very erotic and strange. Chow Yun Fat and Brigitte Lin are both perfectly cast as the lovers. The haunting music carries the story along and sets the mood. A first rate romance.
Without having met, a famous orchestra conductor and a beautiful woman seem destined to be together. They see one another's faces in their dreams, reflected in mirrors, and in crowded streets before finally meeting in person.
September 26, 2020