Wong kar wai is one of the most celebrated directors in the world of seventh art. His cinema has managed to position itself worldwide and have its own stamp. His films are recognized for the aesthetics of their shots and the depth of their stories – mostly about heartbreak – that accompany their melancholic characters.
Although his films are not usually found on many platforms, here we tell you where you can see for free the feature films of the director who is on his birthday.
A different cinema
The favorite streaming of moviegoers, Mubi, has made available to the audience seven of the director’s most important films. In a film series that he has titled: In love, The cinema of Wong Kar Wai, the platform is showing the films of the Hong Kong filmmaker remastered and restored. Thus, users in Latin America will be able to enjoy the movies in 4K.
In addition, Mubi has the option to subscribe to a trial period with 30 days free. Also if you are college student you have the possibility to register and pay only $ 3.99 a month. Also, on their official website, they have reported a new offer that will last until July 31 in which new subscribers will be able to access the platform by paying only one dollar for three months.
This peculiar cycle takes place on the occasion of the celebration 20th anniversary of In the mood for love (2000), one of the director’s most popular films and has been awarded the Golden palm and is considered one of the best films of the decade.
Definitely a different option to be able to see the weekend. We share the films that you can see in Mubi:
In the mood for love
Synopsis: Hong Kong, 1962, Chow Mo-wan and Su Li-zhen move into neighboring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are courteous and formal, until a discovery about each other ignites the flame of an intimate relationship. A masterful evocation of romantic longing.
Synopsis: two love stories that take place in the popular Tsimhatsui neighborhood of Hong Kong. The first describes the encounter between a young policeman and a mysterious female drug dealer. The second focuses on the unique romance between a lonely police officer and a young waitress.
Synopsis: A homosexual couple from Hong Kong travel to Argentina to visit the Iguazu Falls. On the way they fight and when they arrive in Buenos Aires they separate, each looking for a way to survive in the intricate gay world of the slums. They cannot stand each other, but neither can they live apart.
Synopsis: Leon Lai is a hit man who is tired of his job and is considering quitting. Michelle Reis is a prostitute who, in addition to looking for their orders, does Leon’s dirty work. But she lives passionately in love with him, even though they have never met in person.
Synopsis: he was a writer who believed to write about the future, but could not leave the past. In his novel, a mysterious man would occasionally come out around the year 2046. Everyone who approached him did so with the purpose of recovering lost memories. No one had returned from 2046 except him.
Ashes of time Redux
Synopsis: Ou-yang Feng was a cruel mercenary who sold himself to the highest bidder. Now he lets others be the ones to kill and has an inn in the desert where he lives longing for his brother’s wife. Among his employees is his friend, Huang Yao-shi, whose annual visits are one of his few reasons to enjoy himself.
Synopsis: Miss Hua, an imperious Hong Kong courtesan, masturbates her new tailor, Zhang, so that he will remember her with every cheongsam he designs for her, an aide-memoire that grows more powerful as her health fades .
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