ICYDK, r/AccidentalWesAnderson has been making the rounds on social media recently. The Grand Budapest Hotel is cool and all, no doubt, but how about we take a break from the Wes and head to the East, a bit closer to home? Have you ever heard of Wong Kar-Wai?

Check out these film stills:

In the Mood for Love (2000)

Director: Wong Kar-Wai

Directors of Photography: Christopher Doyle & Ping Bin Lee

 

Known for his “color obsession” evident in his films, Wong Kar-Wai (b. 1958) infuses vivid hues to suggest a certain mood and atmosphere into his scenes.

 

Chungking Express (1994)

Director: Wong Kar-Wai

Director of Photography: Christopher Doyle & Lau Wai-Keung

 

Treading themes of longing, memory, and the passage of time, the Chinese director’s images are nothing short of feels.

 

Fallen Angels (1995)

Director: Wong Kar-Wai

Director of Photography: Christopher Doyle

 

To top it all off, here’s a compilation of WKW film clips for your consumption:

Next time you’re looking for films to add to the list, why not look this Wai?

Photos from film-grab.com
Video from Glass Distortion
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