Home » Events » Virtual Screening – As Tears Go By

Virtual Screening – As Tears Go By

Marrying the pulp pleasures of the gritty Hong Kong action drama with hints of the head-rush romanticism Wong Kar Wai would push to intoxicating heights throughout the 1990s, As Tears Go By was a box office smash that heralded the arrival of one of contemporary cinema’s most electrifying talents.

This scintillating debut feature is a kinetic, hyper-cool crime thriller graced with flashes of the impressionistic, daydream visual style for which he would become renowned. Set amidst Hong Kong’s ruthless, neon-lit gangland underworld, this operatic saga of ambition, honor, and revenge stars Andy Lau as a small-time mob enforcer who finds himself torn between a burgeoning romance with his ailing cousin (Maggie Cheung) and his loyalty to his loose-cannon partner in crime (Jacky Cheung) whose reckless attempts to make a name for himself unleash a spiral of violence.

Hong Kong 1988, 102 min, Dir: Wong Kar Wai
Cantonese with subtitles
New 4k restoration

 

How to stream this film:

  • Click the link below.
  • Purchase your virtual ticket (you may need to register an account first).
  • The film costs $9 CAD to stream – you have 30 days to watch it.
  • 50% of your on-demand screening fee will come back to Metro Cinema.
  • Thank you for supporting Metro Cinema and enjoy the film!

Having trouble watching the film? Check the Eventive website or send them an email.

 

For $53.50 USD you can purchase a pre-packaged Festival Pass and get access to all 7 of the films, here.

Screenings

February 19, 2021
11:59 pm
Film opens January 15 and streams until February 19.