Life is so tough and bitter, that some people can't love it, but it seems that when we find the same kind, we have the ability to heal and have the courage needed to live. KEFF's Taipei Suicide Story is a brief, but very tricky discussion of life and death, symbolized by fantastic imagery full of mirrors. The dead are also alive, and the living are also dead, and death is nothing but a phantom in the mirror of life.
Thank you dear Mr. Wong Kar-Wai...
...because of you, I've now got an obsession with pineapples
...because of you, I started to ask the cashiers if they got any canned pineapples with a sell-bye date of August 9
...because of you, I give all my girlfriends exactly the same time to come back to me, how old I become each year
...because of you I started to wonder if there is anything in this world which doesn't expire
The rising moon in the dark night, the mysterious sigh in the dream, a nest of whispering chicks, a drop of dew; the land is as silent as love, and the rain is as precious as tears. Taste those souls who always stay in the morning mist in the mountains. Escape and return, death and rebirth, caged birds and finches on lights, choice and silence, walking and staying, every step is nested in the glory or regret of the past,…
The sequence of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s works obviously uses Sea Flowers as the dividing point in the middle and late stages. His millennium blow of a movie further marks his complete transformation in theme and style. The local memories and the history of the family and country in the early and middle stages have been split into the modern metropolis.
The camera moves are all so addictive, you can't see by listening, and can't hear by guessing. It was the first…
Murata is a cop broken by the murder of his wife. His colleague, Namekawa, urges him to return to work so that he will forget about this painful event. When a Hokkaido student is murdered in a love hotel in Shibuya, Tokyo, Namekawa decides it would certainly benefit Murata to accompany him to continue this investigation there. The two arrive in a small town on the North Island but Murata, haunted by memories of his wife and close to alcoholism,…