Lost For Words
Lost For Words (2013)

Amid the sweeping cityscape of cosmopolitan Hong Kong, a newly arrived ex-US Marine (Sean Faris 桑輝魯斯) falls in love with a young dancer from Mainland China (Grace Huang 黃芝琪). Against mounting… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 18, 2013
DVD Release Date: August 11, 2015
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Andy Webster
New York Times

Hope endures, but not for this movie.

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Dann Gire
Chicago Daily Herald

[Faris'] relationship with co-star Huang, while cordial, hardly reflects an emotional connection strong enough for him to conquer his character's post-romantic breakup stress syndrome.

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Martin Tsai
Los Angeles Times

It's curious that the only conflict mined from this bicultural relationship is strictly linguistic.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

"Forget the words, follow your heart" is this film's oft-repeated Hallmark card sentiment. You may just want to forget the movie and follow the aisle to the exit.

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Steve Erickson
Village Voice

Perhaps only an expat like American-born, Hong Kong-based director Stanley J. Orzel could create a tribute to his adopted city as loving as Lost for Words.

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Harvey S. Karten

An adequate romantic drama of star-crossed lovers. Good shots of Hong Kong.

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