Ryuichi Sakamoto (The RevenantThe Last EmperorThe Sheltering SkySnake Eyes) has been tapped to score the upcoming Chinese drama Love After Love. The film is directed by Ann Hui (A Simple Life, Our Time Will Come, The Golden Era) and stars Eddie Peng and Ma Sichun. The movie is based on Eileen Chang’s short story Aloeswood Incense and tells the story of a young woman from Shanghai who travels to Hong Kong, borrows money, and falls in with a rich crowd whose luxury lifestyle is beyond her means. Wang Anyi (Everlasting Regret) wrote the screenplay. The movie is produced by Alibaba Pictures, Hehe Pictures and Blue Bird Film. Christopher Doyle (In the Mood for Love, Chungking Express) serves as the film’s cinematographer. Love After Love is expected to premiere later this year.

Sakamoto also has the thriller Born to Be Murdered starring John David Washington & Alicia Vikander coming up. The composer has also recently scored Andrew Levitas’ Minamata, which premiered at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. No word yet on a domestic distribution deal.