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Virtual Screening – Fallen Angels

Lost souls reach out for human connection amidst the glimmering night world of Hong Kong in Wong Kar Wai’s hallucinatory, neon-soaked nocturne. Swinging between hardboiled noir and slapstick lunacy with giddy abandon, Fallen Angels is both a dizzying, dazzling city symphony and a poignant meditation on love, loss, and longing in a metropolis that never sleeps.

Originally conceived as a segment of Chungking Express only to spin-off on its own woozy axis, this hyper-cool head rush plays like the dark, moody flip side to Wong’s breakout feature as it charts the subtly interlacing fates of a handful of urban loners, including a coolly detached hitman (Leon Lai) looking to go straight, his business partner (Michelle Reis) who secretly yearns for him, and a mute delinquent (Takeshi Kaneshiro) who wreaks mischief by night.

Hong Kong 1995, 99 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 USD 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.