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Days of Being Wild (A Fei zheng chuan) Reviews

February 26, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
February 25, 2005
Needless to say a must-see for Wongcolytes, Days of Being Wild is also an excellent entry point for people who haven't yet caught this most exotic and habit-forming of cinematic bugs.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 25, 2005
Every shot is perfectly composed and compelling, with light and shadow manipulated to maximum effect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 18, 2005
It now seems like a promising apprentice work, almost a blueprint for the writer-director's most acclaimed and famous film, In the Mood for Love.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 18, 2005
There are images in Days that can make your heart stop for no other reason than that they're perfect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 3, 2005
It may have been released in the olden days of 1991, but Wong Kar-Wai's Days of Being Wild remains pulsatingly contemporary.
January 13, 2005
A triumph of movie pop poetics.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
January 6, 2005
Feels exciting, in part, because you are watching an auteur lay the groundwork -- with an assortment of clocks, watches and meticulously detailed moments -- for ideas and moods he will obsessively follow in later films.
November 29, 2004
In many ways, Days of Being Wild anticipated the overall pattern of its writer-director- auteur's haunting career.
November 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 20, 2004
Wong creates a dream state of shifting, stalling, liquid time, a kind of gauzy unreality that made In the Mood for Love so seductive.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
November 18, 2004
A rapturous film about cool men, hot women and the thousand and one nights and cigarettes they share.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
November 16, 2004
Arguably this is the key movie in Wong's oeuvre, as startling in its context as Hiroshima Mon Amour and Breathless were in theirs.
August 30, 2004
A plotless gangster story is a nearly impossible paradox to pull off, however intelligent the underpinnings of the film.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 14, 2001
Wong is a born cinema virtuoso who can elicit genuine emotions while expressing them amid an atmosphere of the most sweeping romanticism.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5