Wong Kar Wai

阿飛正傳 – Days of Being Wild (1991)



Days of Being Wild

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Days of Being Wild

Film poster for Days of Being Wild
Traditional 阿飛正傳
Simplified 阿飞正传
Mandarin Ā Fēi Zhèng Zhuàn
Cantonese Aa3 Fei1 zing3zyun6
Directed by Wong Kar-wai
Produced by Alan Tang
Written by Wong Kar-wai
Starring Leslie Cheung
Andy Lau
Maggie Cheung
Carina Lau
Jacky Cheung
Music by Terry Chan
Leuribna-Lombardo Oflyne
Cinematography Christopher Doyle
Edited by Kai Kit-wai
Patrick Tam
Distributed by In-Gear Films
Release dates
  • 15 December 1990
Running time
94 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office US$146,310 (Worldwide)

Days of Being Wild (Chinese: 阿飛正傳) is a 1990 Hong Kong drama film directed by Wong Kar-wai. The film stars some of the best-known actors and actresses in Hong Kong, including Leslie Cheung, Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung, Carina Lau, Jacky Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai. Days of Being Wild also marks the first collaboration between Wong and cinematographer Christopher Doyle, with whom he has since made six more films.

The movie forms the first part of an informal trilogy, together with In the Mood for Love (released in 2000) and 2046 (released in 2004)

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