84 min • We close out the year with a deep dive into the career of Hong Kong film director, screenwriter, and producer Wong Kar-wai. The early films of the arthouse fav are now available in new 4K restorations, which the Brattle is running between Christmas and New Years. We discuss the various waves of Wong’s popularity, The Brattle’s history of programming his work, and our takes on eight of his films.

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The Brattle Film Podcast is the official podcast of Boston’s unofficial film school: The Brattle Theatre. Join Ivy, Ned, Alissa, and Ian as they discuss the latest virtual and theatrical releases, festival programming, upcoming series, Brattle news, and more, every month on The Brattle Film Podcast. Comments, questions, and feedback always welcome at BrattlePod@brattlefilm.org.

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