2046

2046

2046

Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love in this 2004 romance from Hong Kong filmmaking legend Wong Kar-wai.

2004128 minsGermany, Hong Kong, China, France, Italy
DramaFantasyScience FictionRomanceWorld Cinema

2046 / Reviews

Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Long, enigmatic, rapturously beautiful meditation on romance and remembrance.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Lovelorn loneliness has never been this mouth-watering.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

It's like a sketchbook. These are images, tones, dialogue and characters that Wong is sure of, and he practices them, but he does not seem very sure why he is making the movie, or where it should end.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

[Zhang's] identity is so strong that it seems to hold the story together most of the time; it really should have been only about her.

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IGN

IGN

The film combines the sublime and the mundane in ways that previously went unimagined.

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Time Out

Time Out

It may help if you grasp the many allusions to Wong's earlier films (including, notably, Days of Being Wild), but it's far from necessary. This, after all, is undeniably real cinema.

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