A woman walks in the shallows over the Yangtze River in Chongqing, China. With the completion of the Three Gorges Dam, the water level will rise dramatically.
June 3, 1922 - March 1, 2014
"I’ve read articles calling me a filmmaker of memory. I’ve always refused that label by saying, ‘No, I want to make films that describe the imaginary.’ ” — Alain Resnais, 2009
P.S. Hoffman (A Tribute)
The River (Tsai Ming-liang, 1997)
I Don’t Want To Sleep Alone (Tsai Ming-liang, 2006)
Rebels of the Neon God (Tsai Ming-liang, 1992)
“When we love someone, do we love who they are or who we want them to be? The reason we are so lonely is that we reduce everyone around us to actors in a play. ‘and so you build up layers of deception, and you leave up things to alter the perception, and the sadness of your life comes from this lack of really knowing anyone.’”