Wong Kar-Wai Collection

Wong Kar-Wai Collection

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Cast: Brigitte Lin, Leon Lai

     
 

A Hong Kong fast food restaurant acts as the link between two unusual stories of police officers in love in this eccentric, stylish comedy-drama. Director Wong Kar-Wai plays freely with traditional narrative structure, dividing his film into two loosely connected segments. The first centers on a depressed cop struggling to come to terms…  See more details below

Overview

A Hong Kong fast food restaurant acts as the link between two unusual stories of police officers in love in this eccentric, stylish comedy-drama. Director Wong Kar-Wai plays freely with traditional narrative structure, dividing his film into two loosely connected segments. The first centers on a depressed cop struggling to come to terms with a recent break-up. His sad isolation is transformed when he encounters a beautiful, mysterious femme fatale, whose involvement with the criminal underworld proves troublesome for both. The second story explores the odd relationship between a female restaurant worker and another recently jilted police officer. The strange woman decides to regularly clean and redecorate the man's apartment in his absence, allowing the two to form a close intimacy without meeting face to face. Both stories present a beautifully atmospheric look at modern urban life and romance, with its combination of isolation and casual, unexpected meetings. Chungking Express came to the attention of American audiences thanks to the efforts of director Quentin Tarantino, whose own brand of fractured storytelling and urban cool owes a debt to Wong Kar-Wai.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/19/2004
UPC:
0738329038229
Source:
Kino Video
Region Code:
1
Time:
8:06:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; [None specified]

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Andy Lau Ah Wah,Actor,Tide
Brigitte Lin Woman in blonde wig
Leon Lai Wong Chi-Ming
Leslie Cheung Ho Po-wing,Yuddy
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai Actor,Cop 663,Lai Yiu-fai
Jacky Cheung Fly,Actor
Maggie Cheung Su Lizhen,Ah Ngor
Michelle Reis Agent/Killer's boss
Chang Chen Chang
Faye Wong Faye
Takeshi Kaneshiro He Zhiwu,He Quiwu, Cop 223
Charlie Yeung Cherry
Man Chi Leung Tony
Carina Lau Actor
Karen Mok Blondie
Ronald Wong Ban Ah Site
Valerie Chow Air Hostess

Technical Credits
Wong Kar-Wai Director
Christopher Doyle Cinematographer

Scene Index

Side #1 -- As Tears Go By
1. Doubtful Guest [8:11]
2. Heartbroken [6:55]
3. Billiards [9:10]
4. Departure [8:46]
5. Fa Debt [7:44]
6. Fishballs [6:52]
7. Reunited [6:15]
8. Car Trouble [6:03]
9. Business Trip [6:06]
10. Rumble [7:27]
11. Frikked [8:02]
12. Medicine [17:52]
Side #2 -- Days of Being Wild
1. Dream On [6:05]
2. Never Again [7:55]
3. An Intruder [9:47]
4. Birth Mother [4:16]
5. Unsuited [7:14]
6. Killing Time [12:35]
7. Disclosure [9:06]
8. M.I.A. [6:46]
9. Left Behind [5:56]
10. The Philippines [8:23]
11. Passport [7:55]
12. Phone Call [7:57]
Side #3 -- Chungking Express
1. Opening Credits; Waiting For May [5:34]
2. Outfitting The Gang [6:27]
3. Bargaining For Whereabouts [4:48]
4. Everything Expires [4:56]
5. Thirty Cans For May [4:04]
6. Settling The Pineapples [6:35]
7. Old Movies and Chef Salads [3:34]
8. Jogging Away The Tears [4:32]
9. "The Closet We Ever Got" [6:17]
10. Changing Course [5:13]
11. "Wounded By A Pin" [6:20]
12. A Little Help In The Market [4:52]
13. Dreaming Away From Work [5:52]
14. Tending To The Apartment [5:25]
15. Mopping Up Tears [5:25]
16. Things Change [4:12]
17. Caught In The Act [4:14]
18. "In Different Californias" [7:20]
19. "Where Do You Want To Go?" [4:04]
20. End Credits [2:11]
Side #4 -- Fallen Angels
1. Partners [4:13]
2. On the Job [5:22]
3. Junior High [4:50]
4. Dead or Alive [5:19]
5. Quiet Boy [3:07]
6. An Entrepreneur [6:59]
7. Burn Out [5:31]
8. Forget Him [4:25]
9. Female Company [5:52]
10. Blondie [7:11]
11. First Love [5:11]
12. Starting Over [6:09]
13. Home Movies [5:33]
14. Meeting [1:28]
15. Last Favor [6:18]
16. An Orphan [5:55]
17. Regression [3:53]
18. Warmth [3:21]
Side #5 -- Happy Together
1. Stamped [:34]
2. Starting Over [6:53]
3. Doorman Tango [8:25]
4. Ho's Trouble [7:19]
5. Two Small [10:43]
6. Kitchen Pals [9:40]
7. Suspicion [9:50]
8. In Hiding [7:52]
9. Chang Listens [9:46]
10. Buenos Aires Solo [8:48]
11. Falls [8:16]
12. Lai Returns [8:47]
1. Reminiscing [4:27]
2. Arrival [3:35]
3. Finding Locations [6:16]
4. A Dead End [7:40]
5. Starting Over Again [2:33]
6. Setbacks [4:19]
7. The Central Restaurant [8:13]
8. Leaving Buenos Aires [4:21]
9. The Edge of the World [3:21]
10. Homesickness [4:09]
11. Last Chance [7:20]
12. Film and Real Life [3:29]

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