|Directed by||Hou Hsiao-hsien|
|Written by||Chu T’ien-wen|
|Narrated by||Shu Qi|
|Cinematography||Mark Lee Ping Bin|
|Edited by||Ching-Song Liao|
|Distributed by||Palm Pictures (U.S.)|
Millennium Mambo (Chinese: 千禧曼波; pinyin: Qiānxī Mànbō) is a 2001 Taiwanese romantic drama film directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien.
The main character, Vicky, portrayed by actress Shu Qi, narrates from 2011 about her life 10 years earlier. She describes her youth and story of her changing life at the beginning of the new millennium. She works as a hostess in a trendy bar. Vicky is torn between two men, Hao-Hao and Jack, and her journeys display the parallel journey of the psyche and how one girl deals with her fleeting youth.
|Jenny Tseng Yan Lei|
|Huang Xiao Chu|
According to Maggie Cheung from a press conference for In the Mood for Love, she and Tony Leung Chiu-wai were initially tapped to play the main roles for the film.
Awards and nominations
- 2001 Cannes Film Festival
- Won: Technical Grand Prize (Tu Duu-Chih for sound design)
- Nominated: Palme d'Or
- Chicago International Film Festival
- Won: Silver Hugo (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
- Ghent International Film Festival
- Won: Best Director (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
- Nominated: Grand Prix
- Golden Horse Film Festival
- Won: Best Cinematography (Pin Bing Lee)
- Won: Best Original Score (Lim Giong)
- Won: Best Sound Effects (Tu Duu-Chih)
- ^ "In The Mood For Love Press Conference at the TIFF". YouTube. Films Extras. Archived from the original on 21 December 2021. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
- ^ "Festival de Cannes: Millennium Mambo". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 17 October 2009.