CHUNGKING EXPRESS (NEW RESTORATION)
First show: September 22
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.
Directed by Wong Kar-wai. Starring Takeshi Kaneshiro, Brigitte Lin, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, and Faye Wong. Hong Kong. 1994. 98 min. Cantonese with English Subtitles. DCP. New 4K Restoration.
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