Lost for Words Synopsis
Against the sweeping cityscape of cosmopolitan Hong Kong, a damaged ex-Marine falls for a beautiful and talented Chinese ballerina after a chance encounter. As political, cultural and religious pressures mount, how far are they willing to go to...
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70

Village Voice

Fortunately, there's far more to his slickly directed film than mere virtual tourism.
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60

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Sufficiently sweet to serve as a date movie for all ages, Lost for Words comes across as almost subversively retrograde in its...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Stamets
Lost for Words is directed with little originality by Stanley J. Orzel.
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40

The New York Times

By Andy Webster
The conventions are trundled out in Stanley J. Orzel’s cross-cultural romance, Lost for Words, but not the tension or the chemistry.
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40

Los Angeles Times

By Martin Tsai
The film's colorblindness does not make up for its latent sexism.
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Rated NR