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Chungking Express(Movie, 1994)

Original title: "重慶森林" (Chinese (Cantonese)/CN)
PG-13
| 1h 42min | Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance / Love
Chungking ExpressRating: 4.1/5 (with 258 votes)
Chungking Express is a 1994 Hong Kong comedy-drama film written and directed by Wong Kar-wai. The film consists of two stories told in sequence, each about a lovesick Hong Kong policeman mulling over his relationship with a woman. The first story stars Takeshi Kaneshiro as a cop obsessed with his breakup with a woman named May, and his encounter with a mysterious drug smuggler (Brigitte Lin). The second stars Tony Leung as a police officer roused from his gloom over the loss of his flight attendant girlfriend (Valerie Chow) by the attentions of a quirky snack bar worker (Faye Wong). "Chungking" in the title refers to Chungking Mansions in Tsim Sha Tsui, where Wong grew up in the 1960s. "Express" refers to the food stand Midnight Express, located in Lan Kwai Fong, an area in C... ()
Movie poster of Chungking Express

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Awards & Nominations for Chungking Express

Hong Kong Film Award for Best Film

About Chungking Express

Two melancholic Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.


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Trailer for Chungking Express + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Chungking Express (English Trailer)(Trailer, 1:30)

Additional Information

Production country: Hong Kong
Shot in: Hong Kong
Plays in: Hong Kong
Original language: Chinese (Cantonese) (CN)
Spoken languages: Chinese (Cantonese) (CN), English (EN), Japanese (JA), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Translated into 22 languages: Chinese (Cantonese) (CN), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/15/1994 (World premiere: 07/14/1994)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Chóngqìng sēnlín"
"Chung Hing sam lam"
"Hong Kong Express"
"恋する惑星"
"중경삼림"
"Чунгкингский экспресс"

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