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Days of Being Wild by Wong Kar-wai (Hong Kong, 1991, 94 min.). Days of Being Wild offers an intoxicating cocktail of lush nostalgia and bitter alienation equaled only by Wong Kar-wai’s subsequent films. When Luddy (Andy Lau) beguiles lovely shop girl Su Lizen (Maggie Cheung), he unknowingly sets in motion a sequence of broken hearts and unremembered promises that climaxes in naked obsession, inadvertent self-discovery, and shocking violence. Days of Being Wild’s visionary audacity and deep romantic conviction sustains and rewards multiple viewings.