One night, Po-Wing demands that Fai return his passport which he stole when Po-Wing was first injured. and the Terms and Policies, [12], Due to the international recognition that the film received, it was reviewed in several major U.S. publications.

Per una volta, era davvero ben dato il premio alla regia ottenuto da 'Happy Together' all'ultimo festival di Cannes." Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified.

Reviewed in the United States on March 22, 2019. The percentage of users who rated this 3.5 stars or higher. Their moments together become devastating more often than they are pleasant, to the point of leading them both to misery. Lungo la strada Ho Po-Wing abbandona l'amante.

More specifically, he cited the scene where Chiron's mother scolds him and pink light emanated from her bedroom as particularly inspired by Wong Kar-wai and Christopher Doyle's work. ... casts a spell of hyper-reality and immediacy softened by the longing and melancholy of the narration and music. Later, Po-Wing returns to apologize and gives Fai a watch to sell which he supposedly stole from one of his clients because he returns the next day after being beat up. It also evokes a feeling of powerlessness in the face of nature and the future, paralleling the inevitability of the deterioration of Po-Wing and Fai's relationship[11], Another scholar interpreted the waterfall itself as a symbol of Po-Wing and Fai's relationship because "their passion is indeed torrential, destructive, always pounding away as it falls head forward and spirals downward towards an uncertain end".

All while they are in a foreign country and they represent everything "familiar" to each other.

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Viewing this film was like watching the Tango!

Año: 1997.

Reviewed in the United States on December 21, 2013. Being in Buenos Aires, where they know only each other, makes them both strive to become independent, in an effort to free from theie mutual obssession, but also draws them nearer to each other, since they are, at the end of the day, all they have. Leslie Cheung is also very good as Fai's reckless lover. A gorgeously photographed but emotionally hurtful experience, Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together hits all the possibles notes on a flailing relationship, whether it be same-sex or not. However, when Fai finally visits the Iguazu Falls but without Po-Wing, leaving the lamp behind, Po-Wing understands that Fai has finally abandoned their relationship.

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Fai then starts to work as a cook helper at a Chinese restaurant, where he meets Chang (Chang Chen), a young Taiwanese man. It is also shot from a birds eye view and given unrealistic blue and green colouring, giving it a supernatural visual effect. It’s more like a story about human relationships and somehow the two characters involved are both men. This instability is in part shown through the instability of the camera in some shots, relating to the character's inability to find their own place in the world.

Helpful. [8] Both Elley and Andrew Thayne for Asian Movie Pulse stated that both Leslie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-Wai excelled as the main characters in the film. The content is often raw, whereas the form is always stunningly beautiful. on Instagram: "This is one of my top 3 of all fucking times. The acting and writing are superb, and the ending is spectacularly executed.

[29] Many scholars and film critics agree that while being gay is not the subject of the film, its portrayal of gay romance is realistic. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. Copyright © Fandango. On one hand, it is characterized as "one of the best films chronicling gay love ever made" because of the universality of the problems that Fai and Po-Wing face in their relationship that exist in any relationship no matter the gender of the participants. A worthy addition to anyone's collection. These songs play during romantic scenes such as the taxi scene, tango in the kitchen. There's no other way to see this film. |, August 17, 2010 Yet, the imagery of the Iguazu Falls contrast the theme of confinement with the symbolic openness of possibility and hope of Po-Wing and Fai's relationship. Chang rejects a female coworker's invitation to go to a movie together, preferring to stay at the restaurant with Fai.

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[21] Wong Kar-wai discovered Astor Piazollo's music when he bought his CDs in the Amsterdam airport on his way to Buenos Aires to film this movie. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie.

The English title is inspired by the Turtles' 1967 song, which is covered by Danny Chung on the film's soundtrack; the Chinese title (previously used for Michelangelo Antonioni's Blowup) is an idiomatic expression suggesting "the exposure of something intimate".

And, of course, I suppose that, as with any film, Happy Together can mean many things to many different people. | Rating: 4/4 If you like/love this film like I do, this Blu-Ray version is a must have.

[26], One interpretation explained that the lack of a sense of belonging due to a combination of their marginal race, sexuality, and language[24] in Buenos Aires and Hong Kong prevented Po-Wing and Fai from forming a stable relationship. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon.

Just confirm how you got your ticket. I wouldn't say this is my favorite Wong Kar Wai film, but it's definitely a wonderful film and probably one of the director's most accessible works (only 97 minutes long).

Lai (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) and his boyfriend, Ho (Leslie Cheung), arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong, seeking a better life. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. But, this son (Hong Kong and Fai) "must return and reconcile his differences with old-fashioned China" which is represented by Fai's father. Fai narrates that he would like to return Ho Po-Wing's passport but he doesn't want to meet him and restart the cycle of their relationship all over again. When Lai befriends another man, Chang (Chen Chang), he sees the futility of continuing with the promiscuous Ho.

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He emphasized that Christopher Doyle was the "real star" of the film for his grainy and high contrast cinematography.

Another remarkable story by Kar-wai Wong that depicts two men on a trip to Argentina where they get stranded due to financial difficulties and their turbulent relationship. I wouldn't say this is my favorite Wong Kar Wai film, but it's definitely a wonderful film and probably one of the director's most accessible works (only 97 minutes long). [31], Since its release, Happy Together has been described as the "most acclaimed gay Asian film", remaining in the public conscience.

PREMIO PER LA MIGLIOR REGIA AL FESTIVAL DI CANNES 1997.REVISIONE MINISTERO NOVEMBRE 1997. The movie begins in Hong Kong with a sex scene between the lovers and their discussion of a lamp with the Iguazu Falls that Ho Po-Wing bought, deciding that they would visit it together. | Rating: 3/4
I also loved how Kar Wai seemed to understand and profit from the spirit of Buenos Aires; the melancholic demeanor of the background characters, the buildings, the color, the light and the water. Regal

A story about the gesture in a relationship.

| Rating: 3/4 And, of course, I suppose that, as with any film, Happy Together can mean many things to many different people.

Reviewed in the United States on June 8, 2019. two unhappy people get together and are unhappier.

Don’t worry, it won’t take long. Chang here, represents Taiwan, a country with a similar past as Hong Kong with China, who comforts Fai (Hong Kong), showing him that there is hope for the future. The story of two lovers who head to Argentina, to escape Hong Kong.

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Sinopsis: Lai Yiu-Kai y Ho Po-Wing viven una apasionada relación. Unfortunately, the specific Japanese pressing received for “Happy Together” only has an option for Japanese subtitles. |, January 1, 2000

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