wong kar-wai

Wong Kar-wai to Head Shanghai Film Festival Jury

From AP: Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai will head the jury at the Shanghai International Film Festival, which will be held June 14-22. Wong, known for his moody visuals and melancholy soundtracks, won best director at the...

Wong Kar Wai in English; Disney in Chinese

More signs of cooperation between Hollywood and China: In Cannes, Wong Kar Wai is premiering his first English-language film, My Blueberry Nights, which stars singer Norah Jones and Jude Law. At a press conference, Wong explained: The main thing is the challenge for this film, because it is in English, which is not my language. […]

Ziyi/Icon – Graham Fuller

From the Village Voice: Before Wong Kar-wai’s 2046 opened here last month, it was heralded by a still of Zhang Ziyi espousing the kind of tantalizing erotic mystery that movies themselves seldom project these days. It might prove the most iconic image to have appeared since Marlene Dietrich was photographed leaning back on a beer […]



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