Anita Mui not only excelled at singing and having an ever-changing image, but also won multiple awards in the film industry. She won the Best Actress title at the Golden Horse Awards, the Hong Kong Film Awards and the Asia Pacific Film Festival with the film Rouge, and her acting was praised by many.
Twelfth Master (played by Leslie Cheung) goes against his family’s wishes and runs away from home to live with Fleur (played by Anita Mui). Because Twelfth Master’s life suddenly loses its foundation, he gets off his high horse and starts learning acting in a theatre troupe. As he fails to achieve any success, he becomes depressed.