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Chungking express is a movie directed and written by Wong Kar-wai a famous filmmaker who specializes in costume epics Wong Kar-wai was rewarded Best Director at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival He is one of the most sought-after talents in Asian cinema and one of the most important directors of the 1990s Unlike other filmmakers Wong Kar-wai uses a lot of different techniques of film processing He has the deepest interest in creating an original mode of cinematic narration Image actor movement and language are all unleashed to usurp the authority of straight forward linear narrative but this turns out to have very specific thematic and formal applications and implications For Wong Kar-Wais film filmmaking style has given to the audience the feeling of reality from the lives of people who cant deal with life or more specifically life in society Brief summary Chungking Express is a movie about two Hong Kong policeman The movie is divided into two parts each of the movies stories involves a lovelorn policeman on the rebound The first part of the movie involves a plainclothes and handsome detective known as badge No223 After being dumped by his girlfriend the policeman was heartbroken therefore he decided to eat 30 cans of pineapples representing his ex-girlfriends name and her favorite fruit Afterward in the bar he met a blond wig criminal lady who sales drugs The criminal lady and the policeman became friends without him knowing the truth behind the blond hair ladys background The second part of the movie is about a uniform cop known as badge No663 The policeman breaks up with his air-stewardess girlfriend Unlike the policeman from the first story this one discusses his loneliness with his furniture his stuffed animals or even with his bar of soap in his bathroom Meanwhile the policemans ex-girlfriend came back to the lunch counter where they used to order food to give him back the set of keys of
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