春嬌與志明 (Love in the Buff) (Theatrical release 2012-3-29) is the sequel to 志明與春嬌 (Love in a Puff) (2010), the movie that best portrayed the Hong Kong style of courtship.  The protagonists face some challenges in this sequel – they broke up, meet new lovers, then get back together to form a rectangular love story.  As a sequel, it is really successful by any measure – it extends the story in new ways with new characters at a new location, but at the same time being coherent with the original and faithful to its Hong Kong movie spirit, and adds a really funny video at the end.  So it is extremely well received and is the hottest Hong Kong movie right now.  It deserves all the box office it gets, but I think the ending is a bit unrealistic to me.

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