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Ashes of Time (Dung che sai duk) (Hong Kong | China | Taiwan, 1988)

Directed by Wong Kar-Wai. Cast: Zhang Guorong, Lin Qingxia, Liang Chaowei, Liu Jialing, Liang Jiahui, Yang Caini, Zhang Xueyou, Zhang, Manyu. Ouyang Feng is a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days alone in the desert. He connects expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge and willing to pay for it. As Ouyang narrates his tale, he interweaves the stories of his unusual clients, old friends and future foes. He begins to realize the mistakes of his own past, and how his fear of rejection may have led him to a life of exile. Based on the story by Jin Yong. Special features: Born from Ashes: the making of Ashes of time redux; Q & A with Wong Kar Wai, theatrical trailer. 94 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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