Nostalgia of the New Wave: Structure in Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together

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Author: Rey Chow
Date: Sept. 1999
From: Camera Obscura(Vol. 14, Issue 42)
Publisher: Duke University Press
Document Type: Critical essay
Length: 7,847 words

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Issues discussed concern the purpose of nostalgia and structure in 'Happy Together,' a film by Wong Kar-wai about two men in love. A psychoanalytic interpretation of the film is presented, focusing on the desire to return to a primal state of unity that is emphasized in the portrayal of the lovers.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A57798035