The Hand: Wong Kar-Wai captures the exotic heat of his best work like Happy Together and In The Mood for Love. It is a hauntingly precise work. Also, a nice title reference.3/5(2K). THE HAND. 56 m. Wong Kar Wai. Janus Films. Hong Kong. Mandarin with English Subtitles. NR. Like In the Mood for Love, The Hand is set in the hazy Hong Kong of the s, but its characters couldn’t be more different from the earlier film’s restrained, haunted lovers. Originally conceived for the omnibus film Eros, the film—presented in this retrospective for the first time in its.
The theme is desire – a comfortable mode for Wong Kar-Wai, whose ‘The Hand’ offers a miniature version of his swooningly gorgeous, chronologically choppy impressionism. Three tales of love, sex and desire. Featuring animation by Lorenzo Mattottiand theme song by Caetano Veloso. The Dangerous Thread of Things (Le périlleux enchaînement des choses) Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni Comedy-drama – France / Italy / Luxembourg – – Color – 27’ Cast: Christopher Buchholz, Regina Nemni, Luisa Ranieri Equilibrium (Equilibre) Directed by Steven.
Wong Kar Wai's segment is the best, for its concise story and the beautiful Hong Kong 60s atmosphere he re-creates from past films. Soderburgh's film is quirky but ultimately seems trite. Antonioni's film is flat and mostly unmemorable. Wong Kar-wai was born on 17 July in Shanghai, the youngest of three siblings. His father was a sailor and his mother was a housewife. By the time Wong was five years old, the seeds of the Cultural Revolution were beginning to take effect in China and his parents decided to .