a kitchen tango lesson in Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together

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Dance+: Happy Together

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Bodies seeking to transgress their own boundaries: a kitchen tango lesson in Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together (1997)
Anastasio Koukoutas
A tango scene in Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together invites our hearts into the spaces between separation and togetherness, fiction and reality

 

There are phrases, like the Beckettian ‘Try again. Fail again. Fail better’, which can become, for some personal reason, a life motto. There are movies, which for the same reason,…

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