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Fa yeung nin wa | 花樣年華

Wong Kar-wai Hong Kong, 2000

ASHES IN THE HOURGLASS's rating of the film In the Mood for Love

Almost feels like a mystery film, where the characters are in search for specific moments, in an ocean of countless others. When were they betrayed, when did they realise it, when did they themselves fall in love. One of my favorite element is how she instantly notices her boss' new tie, yet she only realizes her husband's change of interest until it's too late. It's as if to say, the eyes are quicker than the heart.