Ashes of Time Redux

Ashes is glorious and ultimately wrenching.""""
-Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
One feels the passionate intensity of the filmmaker in every strand of his luminously intricate narrative.""""
-Andrew Sarris, New York Observer
In a move that would become his trademark, Wong rejects the happy ending for the almost ecstatically sad, making your heart soar."" ""
-Michelle Orange, The Village Voice

Synopsis

Ashes of Time Redux is inspired by Louis Cha's novel "The Eagle-Shooting Heroes." It centers on a man named Ouyang Feng (Leslie Cheung). Since the woman he loved rejected him, he has lived in the western desert, hiring skilled swordsmen to carry out contract killings. His wounded heart has made him pitiless and cynical, but his encounters with friends, clients and future enemies make him conscious of this solitude...

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, October 31, 2008
Original Languages: Cantonese with English Subtitles
Genre: World Cinema
Running Time: 93 min.
Year: 2008

CREDITS

CAST
Brigitte Lin
Leslie Cheung
Maggie Cheung Maggie Cheung
Tony Leung Chiu Wai
DIRECTED BY
Kar Wai Wong

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Tony Leung Ka Fai as ?Huang Yaoshi?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Director Wong Kar Wai(c) 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Left to Right: Leslie Cheung as ?Ouyang Feng,? Jack y Cheung as ?Hong Qi?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Jack y Cheung as ?Hong Qi?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Tony Leung Chiu Wai as ?Blind Swordsman?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Tony Leung Kar Fai as ?Blind Swordsman? Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 2007 FortisimoFilms. Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Tony Leung Chiu Wai as ?Blind Swordsman?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Tony Leung Chiu Wai as ?Blind Swordsman?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Tony Leung Ka Fai as ?Huang Yaoshi?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Tony Leung Kar Fai as ?Blind Swordsman? Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 2007 FortisimoFilms. Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Jack y Cheung as ?Hong Qi?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Tony Leung Chiu Wai as ?Blind Swordsman?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Maggie Cheung as ?The Woman?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Left to Right: Tony Leung Chiu Wai as ?Blind Swordsman? and Brigitte Lin as ?Murong Yin/Murong Yang?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Brigitte Lin as ?Murong Yin/Murong Yang?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Leslie Cheung as ?Ouyang Feng?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Maggie Cheung as ?The Woman?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Brigitte Lin as ?Murong Yin/Murong Yang?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Jack y Cheung as ?Hong Qi?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.
Brigitte Lin as ?Murong Yin/Murong Yang?Photo by Lau Wai Keung and Chan Yuen Kai © 1994, 2008 Block 2 Pictures Inc., Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. All Rights Reserved.