Chungking Express

Conceived of and filmed during a break in the post-production of his wuxia film Ashes of Time, Wong Kar-wai’s Chungking Express is one of the indelible expressions of loneliness in the cinema. Its bifurcated structure contains two stories, although one outruns the other in terms of profundity and length: both concern police officers who frequent the same fast-food stand in […]