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Fallen Angels (1995)
Starring: Leon Lai Ming, Michelle Reis
Director: Wong Kar-Wai
Category: Drama, Independent, Foreign
Studio: Image Ent.
96 mins



Set in the neon-washed underworld of present day Hong Kong, FALLEN ANGELS intertwines two exhilarating tales of love and isolation.First, there's the unconsummated love affair between a contract Killer (Leon Lai Ming) and the ravishing female agent (Michele Reis) who books his assignments and cleans up after his jobs.When the Killer decides that he must move on, he leaves her with only a coin for the jukebox and instructions to play song number 1818- "Wang Ji Ta" ("Forget Him")...Wong Kar-Wai brings these parallel storylines together in a blitz of ultra-hip style and classical cinematic sensibilities.A poet of modern alienation, Kar-Wai's universe is populated with characters both dark and comic, magical and existential; FALLEN ANGELS is both a vie at revolutionary cinema and a homage to a love for movies.


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