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Ashes of Time

Dung che sai duk

directed by Wong Kar-wai
China 1994
  • 93 min
1,095 Ratings


Ashes of Time is inspired by characters from Louis Cha’s novel The Eagle-Shooting Heroes. It centers on a man named Ouyang Feng. Since the woman he loved rejected him, he has lived in the western desert, hiring skilled swordsmen to carry out contract killings.