Millennium Mambo

Not much happens on the surface of Hou Hsiao hsien's latest film, a black-lit, Taipei nocturne shot in velvety tones of purple and black by ace cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing (IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE). Nevertheless, it can break your heart. The year is 2001, and as the rest of the world looks forward to a new millennium, Vicky's (Shu Qi) future looks a...read more