over 2 years
the shots were beautiful, but i did not like this at all
over 5 years
Slower and less intuitive than other Wong stuff, but worth it to stick it out
Days of Being Wild (Chinese: 阿飛正傳; Mandarin Pinyin: Ā Fēi Zhèng Zhuàn; Jyutping: Aa3 Fei1 zing3zyun6; literally "the true story of Ah Fei") is a 1990 Hong Kong film directed by Wong Kar-wai. The film stars some of the best-known actors and actresses in Hong Kong, including Leslie Cheung, Carina Lau, Maggie Cheung, Jacky Cheung and Andy Lau. Tony Leung Chiu Wai also appears in a silent cameo role lasting several minutes in the final shot of the film. Days of Being Wild also marks the first collaboration between Wong and cinematographer Christopher Doyle, with whom he has since made eight films.
The movie forms the first part of an informal trilogy, together with In the Mood for Love (released in 2000) and 2046 (released in 2004).
The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English (Leslie Cheung), is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen (Maggie Cheung) who suffered emotional...