Release date13 August 1994 (1994-08-13) WriterSa-Long Hui, Sharon Hui, Hark Tsui Initial releaseNovember 4, 1995 (South Korea) Music directorJames Wong, William Hu Wei-Li, Mark Lui, Raymond Wong ScreenplayTsui Hark, Sharon Hui, Sa-Long Hui CastCharlie Yeung (Chu, Ying-Tai), Nicky Wu (Liang, Shan-po), Carrie Ng (Ying-tai's Mother), Elvis Tsui (Ying-tai's Father), Lau Shun (Cheung-Kwai) Similar moviesThe Love Eterne (1963), The Longest Summer (1998), Tempting Heart (1999), Frozen (2010), Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1996)
TaglineLife is fleeting as a butterfly.
The lovers 1994 finale climatic scene
The Lovers is a 1994 Hong Kong romantic film based on the Chinese legend of the Butterfly Lovers. It was directed and produced by Tsui Hark, and starred Nicky Wu, Charlie Yeung, Elvis Tsui and Carrie Ng. The theme songs were performed by Nicky Wu.