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In The Mood For Love? Wong Kar-Wai Films’ Props Up For Grabs In Collaboration With Sotheby’s

today7 September 2021


Source: South China Morning Post

Happy Together, Chungking Express, In The Mood For Love... These are probably some of your favourite Wong Kar Wai films.

What if you could own props, costumes, photographs, posters and more from the entrancing world of the Hong Kong filmmaker?

Well, here’s the good news. Auction house Sotheby’s has announced a collaboration with the acclaimed auteur, the first Chinese director to win Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival, taking place at its Hong Kong sales this October.

Source: Inside Hook

The star lot of Sotheby’s Modern Art Evening Sale on Oct 9 is the debut of Wong’s first ever NFT creation. Titled In The Mood For Love – Day One, the NFT is edited from never-before-seen footage shot on the first production day of the 2000 film, In The Mood For Love.

The original film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival to critical acclaim, winning the Grand Technical Prize. The star of the film, Tony Leung, became…

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Written by: Quinny Tan