Chungking Express 重庆森林 (1994) dir. Wong Kar Wai
story 1: Cop 223 + The Woman in the Blonde Wig
David was my friend, and he’s dead. And did Lucien tell you how he died? He might not have wanted you to know, Allen. He tied David up. Put stones in his pockets to weigh him down, and then dragged him into the Hudson. He was alive, Allen, until Lucien made him drown.
#my darling defiant subversive Icarus narrative #you flew too close to the sun and so you fell #but falling you built yourself wings and learned to fly better than ever before
I have to. The alternative is… It’s unlivable.
"Most torturers tend to have their favourite areas of the body to work on. Genitals, teeth, soles of the feet. With me… it’s the eyes."
it’s hard to find something in a man who rejects people as much as you do