Movie review of “Like for Likes”: This glossy, diverting South Korean ensemble comedy finds three would-be couples struggling to find real love. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.

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Is modern love even possible without Facebook? Certainly not in the predictable but diverting South Korean romantic comedy “Like for Likes.”

An ensemble comedy in the vein of “Love Actually” (including a climax involving a lot of running through an airport), and with a similar, pleasing gloss, “Like for Likes” presents three would-be couples whose relationships are all but defined by social media.

Facebook becomes the church where unfulfilled or unspoken yearnings of wannabe lovers are revealed through the pressing of a “like.” An urgent post asking hundreds of FB friends to help find an elusive old flame mobilizes strangers to act like an arm of national security.

Movie Review ★★★  

‘Like for Likes,’ with Yoo Ah-in, Lee Mi-yeon, Choi Ji-woo, Kim Joo-hyuk, Kang Ha-neul, Lee Som. Directed by Park Hyun-gene, from a screenplay by Yu Young-a. Not rated; for mature audiences. 123 minutes. In Korean, with English subtitles. Alderwood Mall 16.

A South Korean all-star cast appears in overlapping tales of lonely adults who could be happy if only they’d get over themselves.

Yoo Ah-in plays a self-involved, international superstar who finds out that the TV producer (Lee Mi-yeon) who discovered him got pregnant, and had a son, after their one-night stand. When the latter keeps Yoo’s character at a distance, he madly tries to find a way into her life.

The most delightful pairing is the odd-couple mismatch of a flight attendant (Choi Ji-woo) and a chef (Kim Joo-hyuk). The kitchen maestro obsessively prepares his companion for marriage to another — a mask, of course, for his own suppressed longing.

Finally, a deaf composer (Kang Ha-neul) tries to hide his disability from an adorable new girlfriend (Lee Som), leading to complications with trust.

These folks are all linked in various ways, leading to a critical mass of simultaneous, desperate last tries for real love. Director Park Hyun-gene skillfully engineers the inevitable triumph of the heart over every kind of human foible, and — why not? — a viewer is temporarily hooked.