Wong Kar Wai

As Tears Go By – 旺角卡門 (1988) by Wong Kar Wai

* AS TEARS GO BY (LỆ TÌNH LÃNG TỬ) – 1988 Phim đầu tay của Vương Gia Vệ

As Tears Go By (film)

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As Tears Go By
As Tears Go By.jpg
Traditional 旺角卡門
Simplified 旺角卡门
Mandarin Wàngjiǎo Kǎmén
Cantonese Wong6gok3 Kaa1mun4
Directed by Wong Kar-wai
Produced by Alan Tang
Written by Jeffrey Lau
Wong Kar-wai
Starring Andy Lau
Maggie Cheung
Jacky Cheung
Music by Danny Chung
Teddy Robin
Cinematography Andrew Lau
Edited by Cheung Pei-tak
William Chang (uncredited)
In-Gear Films
Distributed by Kino International
Release dates
  • 9 June 1988
Running time
102 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$11,532,283
(Hong Kong)
(United States)

As Tears Go By is a 1988 Hong Kong action drama film that was the directorial debut of Wong Kar-wai and starred Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung and Jacky Cheung. Critics have compared the film to Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets,as the central plot revolves around a small time gangster (Lau) trying to keep his friend (Cheung) out of trouble. It also screened at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival, duringDirectors’ Fortnight.

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