” Sometimes, we have to turn our camera to a mirror to shoot something, and people think, ‘Oh, that’s very stylish.’ Yes it is, but at the same time, we did it because we are shooting in a very small space, and that was our only option. “


” I never studied film formally at school, but as a kid, I spent most of my time in cinemas. “


” My mother has a very big family in Shanghai, so I have, like, almost 40 cousins, so we stayed together all the time. So by the time I get to Hong Kong, I become the only child and the only one surrounded by adults, you know. “


” I think one day I can make a book about coffee shops in Hong Kong. I spent almost most of my time in coffee shops, in different coffee shops. “


” 1936 is a very important year: a golden time for martial arts, right before the Japanese invasion. “


” Ashes of Time’ was my third film, and as a young director at that point, it’s not very often that you have the chance to make a big martial arts film, so of course I jumped at this opportunity. “



All 6 Wong Kar-wai Quotes about Time in picture


Sometimes, we have to turn our camera to a mirror to shoot something, and people think,
I never studied film formally at school, but as a kid, I spent most of my time in cinemas.
My mother has a very big family in Shanghai, so I have, like, almost 40 cousins, so we stayed together all the time. So by the time I get to Hong Kong, I become the only child and the only one surrounded by adults, you know.
I think one day I can make a book about coffee shops in Hong Kong. I spent almost most of my time in coffee shops, in different coffee shops.
1936 is a very important year: a golden time for martial arts, right before the Japanese invasion.
Ashes of Time

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