This story is set in 1962, a journalist Chow Mo-Wan and his wife move into a Hong Kong apartment and his wife is often away on business. Chow meets a lonely attractive woman Su Li-zhen who husband is often away at work. The two becomes friends and realize their spouses are cheating on them, as they began to fall for one another, they decide to take the highroad and not get sexually involved.
This movie is visually beautiful and every frame looks like a painting. The mirrors displayed in every other scene in my opinion is a examination of self. (Side Note) Pay close attention to the soundtrack.