Happy Birthday Chow Yun Fat!
One of my favorite old movies is ‘The King and I’ with Deborah Kerr and Yul Brenner. In 1999, it was remade, not as a musical, but as a drama with Jodie Foster and today’s birthday boy, Chow Yun Fat. *hubba hubba*
I fell in lust with Chow Yun Fat when I watched this movie. He was such a complex character – a king trying to deal with centuries of tradition, but trying to pull his country into the future. And then Anna shows up and throws a huge monkey wrench into the whole thing! Netflix this one, it is gorgeously shot, and the chemistry between Jodie Foster and Chow Yun Fat is white hot!
This is the final scene. I cried my eyes out!