How is fallen angels related to Chungking Express?

How is fallen angels related to Chungking Express?

Chungking Express and Fallen Angels together are the bright and dark of Hong Kong.” I see the films as inter-reversible, the character of Faye Wong could be the character of Takeshi in Fallen Angels; Brigitte Lin in Chungking could be Leon Lai in Fallen Angels. All of their characters are inter-reversible.

Is Chungking Express Cantonese or Mandarin?

Chungking Express
Traditional 重慶森林
Simplified 重庆森林
Mandarin Chóngqìng sēnlín
Cantonese Cung4 Hing3 Sam1 Lam4

Do I need to watch Chungking Express before fallen angels?

No, because both movies are basically independent of each other with different themes and moods. While Chungking Express was about hope and healing, the Fallen Angel was about unfulfilled hopes and dreams. The Easter Eggs bit works both ways and you could always see Chungking Express as the sequel to Fallen Angel.

What camera did Chungking Express use?

From IMDb pages and few interviews and documentaries I found out that, first of all, it’s shot on film (obviously). He definitely used 35mm Arri camera.

Is Fallen Angels the sequel to Chungking Express?

The film with the most significant changes is Fallen Angels. Released in 1995 as a slightly more experimental continuation of Chungking Express – the hitman storyline was originally conceived as a third strand for Wong’s previous film – every shot of Fallen Angels has been retouched.

Is Fallen Angels a sequel to Chungking?

Fallen Angels was originally conceived as the third part of 1994’s Chungking Express—a movie divided into two distinct stories linked together primarily through motifs—and an observant viewer could find the traces of that film in this one.

What is the plot of Chungking Express?

Every day, Cop 223 (Takeshi Kaneshiro) buys a can of pineapple with an expiration date of May 1, symbolizing the day he’ll get over his lost love. He’s also got his eye on a mysterious woman in a blond wig (Brigitte Lin), oblivious of the fact she’s a drug dealer. Cop 663 (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) is distraught with heartbreak over a breakup. But when his ex drops a spare set of his keys at a local cafe, a waitress (Faye Wong) lets herself into his apartment and spruces up his life.
Chungking Express/Film synopsis

Chungking Express (1994) Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.

Where was Chungking Express filmed?

The neon lights and hard fluorescent naturalistic lighting gives a sense that Wong simply started filming in the streets of Hong Kong – which he did. This gives Chungking Express a clear visual style to explore his themes in.Hon

Is the Chungking Express worth watching?

Chungking Express has replay value and there’s so much more to love and appreciate upon later viewings. Definitely see it for Faye! What is the Hindi language plot outline for Chung Hing sam lam (1994)?

Did Kar-wai Wong write the script for’Chungking Express’?

If my memory of her has an expiration date, let it be 10,000 years… Since ‘Chungking Express’ was filmed in sequence or “like a road movie” as Kar-Wai Wong has said, Wong wrote each scene either the night before or in the morning of the day of filming.