Days of Being Wild (阿飛正傳), Haruki Murakami, and our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY PART 1 with Hon Hoang

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  • Episode Description

    It’s our ANNIVERSARY! THANK YOU to all of our listeners and fans for your continued support! THANK YOU to our guests for lending your time and sharing your stories, and THANK YOU to everyone else who has contributed to the show! In this episode, Hon Hoang returns to talk about (what else) Wong Kar Wai’s Days of Being Wild and some Haruki Murakami. COULD there be a more appropriate topic for a Sean Niu-hosted podcast? Watch Hon’s films and appreciate his photography here: https://honhoang.com/ Notes: 1) An extended introduction discussing the Electric Image Express so far () 2) Background on Days of Being Wild () 3) We discuss why this movie could only be made by a young WKW and what it says about his past () 4) Leslie Cheung’s character: a romantization of the fuck boy? () 5) More of Leslie’s brilliance and how only he could play this role () 6) Andy Lau: the straight and narrow foil to Leslie () 7) Why Days of Being Wild hints at a Haruki Murakami influence on WKW () 8) Our one sentence description of the movie () Links to donate/educate/organize to stop AAPI hate: https://www.gofundme.com/c/act/stop-aapi-hate

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