I watched Chungking Express.
I see myself in the protagonists, and I see my ex in it too.
All we can do is steep in our implicit mutual understanding.
Ebert thinks it isn’t about the story, it’s about Wong Kar Wai playing Jean Luc Godard. Yes, it has a French plot, which is to say it goes nowhere. But to say that this movie is mainly a style exercise, with the plot just being there to fill things out, is ridiculous.
Everybody wants to tell their own story. We just want to express it in a cool way.