- Film Festival
Known for his unique visual style Wong Kar-wai released FALLEN ANGELS in 1995 in Hong Kong. Set in the neon-washed underworld of present day Hong Kong, Fallen Angels intertwines exhilarating tales of love and isolation, primarily the unconsummated love affair between a contract Killer (Leon Lai Ming) and the ravishing female Agent (Michele Reis) who books his assignments and cleans up after his jobs.
After the screening there will be a moderated discussion by Timothy Corrigan.
About Timothy Corrigan
Timothy Corrigan is a Professor of Cinema Studies, English, and History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania. His work in Cinema Studies has focused on modern American cinema, contemporary international film, and adaptation studies. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and completed graduate work at the University of Leeds, Emory University, and the University of Paris III. Books include New German Film: The Displaced Image (Indiana UP), The Films of Werner Herzog: Between Mirage and History (Methuen), Writing about Film (8th ed., Longman), A Cinema without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam (Routledge/Rutgers UP), Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader (2nd ed., Routledge), The Film Experience (3rd ed., Bedford/St. Martin’s, co-authored with Patricia White), Critical Visions: Readings in Classic and Contemporary Film Theory (Bedford/St. Martin’s, co-authored with Patricia White and Meta Mazaj), The Essay Film: from Montaigne, after Marker (Oxford UP), and Screen Decades, 2000-2009 (forthcoming). He has published essays in Film Quarterly, Discourse, Cinema Journal, and other collections, and is also an editor of the journal Adaptation and an editorial board member of Cinema Journal. He is a member of graduate groups and an affiliated faculty member in the departments of English, History of Art, German, Women’s Studies, and Comparative Literature.
Trailer: FALLEN ANGELS TRAILER
Release Date: September 6, 1995
Runtime: 1hr 35mins