A director often works collaboratively with a cinematographer, editor or producer over a number of films. For example, Martin Scorsese has had a long-term collaboration with his editor, Thelma Schoonmaker, and she has contributed to his auteur signature, through developing a distinctive style and look. EDITING By controlling time and space within the film narrative, editing plays a central role in constructing the film in its final form.
Piecing Together Chungking Express. Jeffrey Van Camp. Midnight Express is closed, and the scene is a bluish green, lit by the midday sun. Then there are mirror shots. These are seen most plentifully in Cop ’s flat. Related: Chungking Express Analysis. Reader Comments (2) this is one of my favorite movies of all time. Jul 14, · Wong Kar-Wai's movie about two love-struck cops is filmed in impressionistic splashes of motion and color. The first half deals with Cop , who has broken up with his girlfriend of five years. He purchases a tin of pineapples with an expiration date of May 1 each day for a month/10(K). Chungking Express - posted in On Screen: I just watched Chungking Express and I was really impressed by how beautiful and engaging it was, plus I really love Faye Wong. In a few sequences there was an exaggerated motion blur look.
The first half deals with Copwho has broken up with his girlfriend of five years. He purchases a tin of pineapples with an expiration date of May 1 each day for a month.
By the end of that time, he feels that he will either be rejoined with his love or that it too will have expired forever. The second half shows Cop dealing with his breakup with his flight attendant girlfriend.
He talks to his apartment furnishings until he meets a new girl at a local lunch counter. In the first story, He Qiwu, badge numberis a plainclothes officer.
On April 1,May, his girlfriend of five years, breaks up with him. He goes through a daily ritual to deal with the news, he hoping the break up is a joke seeing as to the day she tells him.
That ritual will end on May 1 - his twenty-fifth birthday - which if she does not return to him by then, he will come to the conclusion that it is not a joke and try to move on without her.
In the second story, Officera beat cop, has routinely ordered a chef salad at the stall for his girlfriend, a flight attendant he met on a flight she was working. After they embarked on a relationship, he thought she would be the one.
She takes the tact that she does as being in the same position he is with the flight attendant.partly to fulfil contractual obligations, Chungking Express was filmed very rapidly and - unusually for a feature film - shot in sequence, like a road movie, according to Wong, who wrote each scene either the night before or in the morning on the day of filming.
Jun 17, · [Film] Chungking Express: An Analysis Chungking Express, directed by Wong Kar-Wai, contains stylistic elements of noir, action, suspense, thriller, and slapstick comedy, but overall, it is truly a romance film at heart.
Chungking Express () was the Masculin féminin of the s, a pop art movie about cool twentysomethings looking for love in the city that has replaced . Shots without a character being framed, seen through a window, or reflected in a mirror are in a minority in Chungking Express.
Through both halves of the movie, there are more than 25 shots with distinct left/right character framing alone, and it happens to every character, especially inside the Midnight Express.
Jul 14, · Wong Kar-Wai's movie about two love-struck cops is filmed in impressionistic splashes of motion and color. The first half deals with Cop , who has broken up with his girlfriend of five years.
He purchases a tin of pineapples with an expiration date of May 1 each day for a month/10(K). A Review and Analysis of Chungking Express: It was with trepidation that I watched Chungking Express for the first time, having heard of it in passing, together with the name Wong Kar Wai in connection with Chinese language cinema.