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Days of Being Wild

Days of Being Wild

Days of Being Wild

1990 / 94min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: WONG KAR-WAI

CAST: LESLIE CHEUNG, MAGGIE CHEUNG, ANDY LAU

Wong Kar-wai’s second film (and his first with DP Christopher Doyle) stars Leslie Cheung as Yuddy, a careless Casanova in 1960 Hong Kong. Maggie Cheung is the first emotional casualty of his indifference, later seen embarking on a tentative relationship with a sympathetic police patrolman (Andy Lau). Full of bold narrative leaps and pregnant with yearning, Days of Being Wild lays out all the essential elements of Wong’s fully-formed style.