Sympathy for Inanimate Objects in Chungking Express

Chungking Express (Hong Kong, 1994) is a film directed by Wong Kar-Wai, with a narrative that is divided into two different stories. The first part of the film follows the life of “Officer 223 (Takeshi Kaneshiro)” while the second one follows the life of “Officer 633 (Tony Chiu Wai Leung).” Although the two stories are … Read moreSympathy for Inanimate Objects in Chungking Express

The City as a Space of Multiple, Infinite, Relational Possibilities in Chungking Express

The city depicted in Wong Kar Wai’s ‘Chungking Express’ is one that invites the viewers to ponder about the city as a setting for multiple, infinite and relational possibilities. Chungking Express is a film with two separate plots, comprised of chance encounters between characters, as a result of a shared setting, like the bar and … Read moreThe City as a Space of Multiple, Infinite, Relational Possibilities in Chungking Express