Face-Off: Wong Kar-wai's Trilogy

by SkyDeshpande | created - 5 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Wong Kar-wai's movies mostly deal with alienated characters, and his works are highly stylized and visually unique.

'In the Mood for Love' directed by him, which is considered as one of the best films from this century, forms the 2nd part of the informal trilogy- which started with 'Days of Being Wild' (1990) and then ended with '2046' (2004).

From these 3 films, which one is closest to your heart?

Discuss the list here.

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1. Days of Being Wild (1990)

Unrated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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96 Metascore

A man tries to find out who his real mother is after the woman who raised him tells him the truth.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Andy Lau, Carina Lau

Votes: 13,678 | Gross: $0.14M

2. In the Mood for Love (2000)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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85 Metascore

Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu, Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung

Votes: 88,934 | Gross: $2.73M

3. 2046 (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.5
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78 Metascore

The women who enter a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Faye Wong, Li Gong

Votes: 44,436 | Gross: $0.26M