Hong Kong's 1997 return to China sets the stage for Wayne Wang's romantic drama starring Jeremy Irons as a British journalist living in the island city who falls in love with waitress Going Li. When her rich beau refuses to marry her, Li and Irons begin an intense and passionate affair. With Maggie Cheung, Ruben Blades. Also included is "Life Is Cheap...But Toilet Paper Is Expensive" (1989), Wang and co-director Spencer Nakasako's bold and graphic seriocomedy about a Chinese-American man (Nakasako) sent to deliver a briefcase to a Hong Kong gangster. 181 min. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary; documentary. Two-disc set.