It's quite a feat when an art-house director like Wong Kar-wai can fill a room at the Park Hyatt with more media than, say, Anthony Hopkins for "Hannibal." But that's exactly what he did, accompanied by his two stars, Tony Leung and Maggie Cheung, and it's testament to the director's successful mix of art and glamour.

In sharp contrast to their onscreen images, Leung and Cheung dressed down for the occasion: Tony in a plain red T-shirt, Maggie in a pink sweatshirt emblazoned with the logo "Sexpert." Wong, of course, hid behind his trademark sunglasses.

On the origins of "In the Mood for Love":