12 May 2023–28 May 2023

Wong Kar-Wai Retrospective

Cinema Akil

Film screenings by Cinema Akil in collaboration with The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Dubai

Starts 12 May 2023

Ends 28 May 2023

Venue Cinema Akil

Warehouse 68

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Get ready for a cinematic experience like no other! Cinema Akil, in collaboration with The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Dubai, presents "The Rhythm of Dreams," a retrospective of the incredible films of Wong Kar-Wai. From May 12th to May 28th, immerse yourself in the unique visual style and thematic depth of one of Hong Kong cinema's most celebrated filmmakers.

Prepare to be captivated by Wong Kar-Wai's stunning cinematography, brought to life by his frequent collaborations with the renowned cinematographer, Christopher Doyle. His films delve into themes of love, longing, and loneliness, set against the vibrant backdrop of urban life in Hong Kong. Experience the magic of Chungking Express, In the Mood for Love, Fallen Angels, The Grandmaster, As Tears Goes By, Days of Being Wild, Ashes of Time -Redux and 2046, all of which will be screened during the retrospective.

Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the world of Wong Kar-Wai and lose yourself in the rhythms of his dream-like films. Get ready to be transported to a world of urban melancholy, yearning, and love. Join us for "The Rhythm of Dreams" and let Wong Kar-Wai's cinematic masterpieces take you on an unforgettable journey!

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