In pictures: Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong’s pre-eminent art-house filmmaker, turns 60
We take a look back at the man behind such classics as Chungking Express, In the Mood for Love and The Grandmaster as he celebrates his 60th birthday
The fluidity of time and the transience of memories are both recurrent motifs in the films of Wong Kar-wai, the Shanghai-born, Hong Kong-raised filmmaker behind such timeless classics as Chungking Express and In the Mood for Love.
In celebration of his 60th birthday tomorrow on July 17, we take a trip down memory lane and revisit some rarely seen images from the Post’s archive that follow Wong’s meteoric rise to becoming one of the world’s pre-eminent art-house directors.
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