S K : In 2001-2002, I had a film project with them. I wanted to come back to them, and to make a "mirror-film" from our three lives. A kind of "reunion", many years after Rouge. The project could not be achieved because the script was not ready and the budget was probably too high.
For me, Anita Mui was the best actress with whom I have worked. It was the actress who had the widest range of emotions, expressions. She was very emotional.
Leslie Cheung was really perfect in Rouge. He was a very great artist. But he was also someone who attached a great importance to his image. He controlled himself a lot. He was very demanding on himself. He was perhaps too aware of his talent. If he had been able to "forget" himself a little, he would have had a less tragic fate. I think the disease he suffered at the end of his life was linked to this too great requirement towards himself ; he probably set the bar too high ...