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Series Info
Series:Pride at FilmScene
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:127 minutes
Director:Tsai Ming-liang
Year Released:2020
Production Country:Taiwan


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"Something that can't really be intellectualized or even explained: a vision of grace that collapses the boundaries between the real and the fictional, the corporeal and the spiritual."—Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

"Days is beautiful; it radiates the sort of low-key intensity and punch-drunk wooziness that can become intoxicating."—Simon Abrams,

The great Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang has been directing exquisite examinations of alienation, isolation, and the fleeting beauty of human connection featuring his muse Lee Kang-sheng for decades. His latest film, Days, will undoubtedly stand as one of his best, sparest, and most intimate works. Lee once again stars as a variation on himself, wandering through a lonely urban landscape and seeking treatment in Hong Kong for a chronic illness; at the same time, a young Laotian immigrant working in Bangkok, played by Anong Houngheuangsy, goes about his daily routine. These two solitary men eventually come together in a moment of healing, tenderness, and sexual release. Among the most cathartic entries in Tsai’s filmography, Days is a work of longing, constructed with the director’s customary brilliance at visual composition and shot through with profound empathy.