Days of Being Wild

Synopsis: Set in 1960, the film centres on the young, boyishly handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute who raised him that she is not his real mother. Hoping to hold onto him, she refuses to divulge the name of his real birth mother. The revelation shakes Yuddy to his very core, unleashing a cascade of conflicting emotions. Two women have the bad luck to fall for Yuddy. One is a quiet lass named Su Lizhen who works at a sports arena, while the other is a glitzy showgirl named Mimi. Perhaps due to his unresolved Oedipal issues, he passively lets the two compete for him, unable or unwilling to make a choice. As Lizhen slowly confides her frustration to a cop named Tide, he falls for her. The same is true for Yuddy's friend Zeb, who falls for Mimi. Later, Yuddy learns of his birth mother's whereabouts and heads out to the Philippines.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Kar-Wai Wong
Production: Rim
  17 wins & 9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
94 min

How much?

for bottle taken away

What's your name?

Why'd I tell you?

I've already known it

You're named...

So Lai-chun

Who told you that?

You'll see me tonight

in your dream

I didn't see you in

my dream last night

Of course,

you haven't slept at all

It's useless!

You'll see me, for sure

You look something special today

What? Nothing special


Why do you have red ears?

What do you want?

I just want to make friends with you

Why should l?

Look at my watch!

Why should l?

Just one minute, OK?

Time's up, speak now

Today is...

April 16, 1960,

one minute before 3 pm

You are with me

Because of you,

I'll remember that one minute

From now on,

we're friends of one minute

This is fact, you can't deny it

Cause it's past

I'll come tomorrow

Haven't he remember

that minute for me?

I don't know

But I've memorized this guy

Later on, he did come everyday

We became friends,

started from that minute 2 minutes

Later, we dated at least

an hour a day

How long have we known each other?

Very long... I've forgot

My cousin is going to

get marry soon

Really? Send my congratulation to her

She said that

she'd live with her husband's family

What's that mean?

I've to find some place else to live

I'd like to live with you

So, how should I tell my dad?

Tell what?

Our affair!

What affair?

Would you marry me?


I'll never come back

Didi, be quick, come over here

Your mother has drunk,

she has drunk too much

I'm in a hurry

Give her a cup of tea

Are you hungry?

Do you want something to eat?

Who's that guy?

Only one pair of earring,

take it back if you want to

I don't think that it all you have stolen

I've told you many times

that I never stolen!

She gave it to me willingly

You mean she was willing

to pay for your living?

Do you think it's so easy to do so?

Don't beat me...


Stop beating me!


What? Say it out...


I stole it!


It's me, I stole it...

I don't want you to see

my mother again

you can change now

Have you seen any earring?

No, but I can look it up for you

Hey, what are you doing here?

You like this earring?

For you


Why only one?

I'll wait for you downstairs

Who's place is it?

My home

I've never promised to

go home with you

But you've never refused

Are you living alone?

Is the rent high?


Wow, my family live in a room

which costs $28 only

Do you bring girls home often?


Let's make a deal,

I'll stay a while only

It's stuffy

Are there many families

living here?

Why it's empty?

You're nosy, aren't you?

Where's the toilet?

Let's go & eat something

Why don't you say earlier?

It's raining heavily

I'd better leave now,

take me home

Why did you come with me then?

I've just promised to stay a while,

who do you think I am?

Don't think that

I can easily go to bed with men

Don't think that you can

do anything

be sending me a pair

of poor earring

I'm different from those

flapperish girls!

Don't come over

Guess how long you can

stop breathing

Thief! Who's that?

It's me!

My friend

I've told you many times

that you'd not climb up

I don't want the Indian guard

to bother me

I don't know that you've a friend here,

I leave now

Take the stairs

Where I come, where I go

Your friend is strange,

what's he?

Don't be nosy!

Is he a thief?

What time is it?

I've to go home now

Shall we meet tomorrow?

May be

Well, call me

Do you have my phone number?

I'll write it down

Call after 11 ,

or I won't be there

Leung Fung-ying?

Aren't you called Lulu?

My colleagues don't know

my Christian name

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Jeffrey Lau

Jeffrey Lau Chun-Wai (simplified Chinese: 刘镇伟; traditional Chinese: 劉鎮偉; pinyin: Liú Zhènwěi; born 2 August 1952) is a Hong Kong film director, screenwriter, actor and producer. Lau is famous for writing and directing "mo lei tau" comedies. His comedies include A Chinese Odyssey (with Stephen Chow) and Chinese Odyssey 2002, the latter which was voted Best 2002 Film by the Hong Kong Film Critics Society. more…

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