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As Tears Go By 旺角卡門 (1988) (Blu Ray) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)

As Tears Go By 旺角卡門 (1988) (Blu Ray) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)

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Product Title: As Tears Go By (Blu-ray) (Hong Kong Version)
Artist Name(s): Andy Lau (Actor) | Maggie Cheung Man Yuk (Actor) | Jacky Cheung (Actor) | Alex Man (Actor)
Director: Wong Kar Wai
Blu-ray Region Code: All Region 
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Language: Cantonese, Mandarin
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Country of Origin: Hong Kong
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen, 1.78 : 1, 1.85 : 1
Sound Information: Dolby Digital 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS Digital Surround
Disc Format(s): Blu-ray
Publisher: Intercontinental Video (HK)
Package Weight: 100 (g)

 

* Video Resolution (maximum) : 1920 x 1080p FULL HD 16:9 WIDESCREEN 1.85:1
* Audio Specifications:
- Cantonese: dts-HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1
- Mandarin: Dolby Digital 2.0
* Special Feature: Trailer

Director: Wong Kar Wai

Thoughias grittyias any 80's Hong Kong gangster picture, As Tears Go By isia watershed film heralding one of theimost auspicious directorial debutsiin international cinema. Wong Kar-Wai's visually stunning, tough andiromantic 1988 first feature deftly smuggles theidirector's now celebrated genius into an incendiary "Heroic Bloodshed" street opera of theiJohn Woo mold.

Already stretchedito breaking inia loyalty tug of war between Triad bosses andihis loose cannon partner, Wah (Andy Lau - Fulltime Killer, Days of Being Wild),ia rising stariin theiHK underworld, finds himself saddled with beautiful, ailing country cousin Ngor. As an escalating test of wills withia stubborn debtor explodes into bloodshed andia mob turncoat instigatesia ruthless police crackdown, Wah's growing fascination with Ngor becomes his last chanceifor escape fromia violent past andia dubious future.

Castiin comic eye candy priorito As Tears Go By, Maggie Cheung (In The Mood For Love) cites Ngor, her first of many collaborations with Wong Kar-Wai,ias theicharacter that truly began her dramatic career. under Wong Kar-Wai's direction, Jacky Cheung (Days of Being Wild) earned thei1988 Hong Kong Film Awards Best Actor Awardifor his portrayal of Wah's guilt-ridden, out of control partner Fly. Balancing epiphanous imagery with experimentation andirealism with brazen romanticism, Wong Kar-Wai's As Tears Go By offersia tantalizing glimpse into theinascent brilliance of one of theimost influential filmmaking talents of theilast twenty years.
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