July 17, 2022

Happy birthday Wong Kar-Wai! Here are the top 5 works of the Hong Kong Auteur

Team Indulge

Chungking Express (1994)

This romantic drama cemented Wai’s stature in the Hong Kong film industry as an promising director. This tale of longing and love intermixes two stories that play out on a colourful canvas that truly defines Wong.

Fallen Angels (1995)

This film follows the same narrative structure of Chungking express but presents the viewers with a fresh concept and eye catching visuals, exploring the same themes of longing and love

Happy Together (1997)

This 1997 film is considered to be one of the top dramas that talks openly about homosexuality. This operatic piece follows the lives of two guys who meet in Argentina and start a love affair

In the Mood For Love (2000)

Considered by many to be the best work of the director. This film narrates a tale of two people who fall for each other but can't express it. This slow burn romantic drama immerses the viewers in the cinematic world of Wai

2046 (2004)

This 2004 film narrates the story set in a futuristic landscape where passengers use a train to go to a place where they can access their memories