All About Love (2010 film)

All About Love
Directed by Ann Hui
Produced by Ann Hui
Wong Jing
Written by Elsa Chan
Screenplay by Yang Yee-Shan
Starring Sandra Ng
Vivian Chow
Edited by Chan Chi Wai
Kong Chi Leung
Release dates
  • 26 August 2010 (2010-08-26)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese

All About Love (得閒炒飯) is a 2010 Hong Kong film directed by Ann Hui. The plot concerns two women who had been lovers in the past and re-meet in a counseling session for expectant mothers. In an interview, Hui said that a film about women lovers is difficult to fund in Hong Kong because of reliance on the Chinese market, which bans same-sex relationships.[1]

"It is a serious film but it is also very commercial," says Ms. Hui, a graduate of the London International Film School. "Sometimes it is better to make serious issues more acceptable to audiences, by making it a comedy and having big stars so that people will come watch the movie."[2]



The film was screened at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival and Cinema Q Film Festival 2011.[3]


  1. Philbrick, Jami (2010-10-22). "Exclusive: Director Ann Hui Talks All About Love". Retrieved 2011-09-23.
  2. Seno, Alexandra A. (2010-09-03). "Hong Kong: A Love Story". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  3. "Cinema Q Film Festival". Denver Film Society. Retrieved 14 January 2016.

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