Look for a Star

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"Can they live happily ever after if this secret gets out?"
  • 2009
  • 5.6  (780)

"Look for a Star" is a 2009 romantic comedy-drama directed by Andrew Lau and starring Andy Lau, Shu Qi, and Hanyu Zhang. The movie revolves around the story of two individuals, Sam and Macy, who come from different worlds but find love in each other. Sam, a wealthy businessman, loses everything after his gambling addiction goes out of control. He is forced to stay in a small apartment in Macau with no money and no hope of getting back on his feet. Meanwhile, Macy, a struggling commoner, dreams of becoming a singer but has to work double shifts at a local casino to make ends meet.

As fate would have it, Sam and Macy's paths meet, and they fall in love despite their differences. However, their happiness is short-lived as Sam's past catches up with him, and they both face challenges that test their love and commitment.

The movie showcases the glitz and glamour of Macau while also exploring themes of love, friendship, and perseverance. The chemistry between Andy Lau and Shu Qi is undeniable, and their performances drive the narrative forward. Hanyu Zhang also delivers a standout performance as the charming and witty casino owner, Kafei.

The film features several stunning musical numbers, including Shu Qi's mesmerizing rendition of "Looking for A Star" and Andy Lau's emotional performance of "Love You More Each Day." The soundtrack perfectly complements the movie's themes and emotions, adding depth and poignancy to the story.

Overall, "Look for a Star" is a heartwarming and entertaining movie that will leave you with a smile on your face. Its themes of love, hope, and redemption make it a must-watch for anyone who enjoys romantic comedies and dramas.

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    5.6  (780)