Fighting for Love (2001)

As a film journalist, I have a dog-eared composition notebook where I keep notes about each movie I see. I saw Joe Ma Wai-Ho's Fighting for Love about a year ago. In my notes, I commented about Tony Leung Chiu-Wai's expertise at comedic acting and the enjoyment he clearly derives from playing in these lighthearted romantic comedies.

Fighting for Love is so lighthearted and so ordinary that I can't remember one part of the story or the plot. I did enjoy the film, I can tell from my notes. The film was funny, romantic, and heart-wrenching as is appropriate for this genre. I thought Sammi Cheng Sau-Man did an excellent job in her role, too. The two lead actor's had a nice on-screen chemistry.

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