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Movie Review: My Blueberry Nights (2008) By Ken Lee
The filmic language of this film is unmistakably WKW, and it won’t be wrong for one to say it’s reminiscent of his earlier works, chief of which, “Chungking Express”; but it doesn’t surpass past achievements, and does not bring us to the “next level”, figuratively speaking.
A sentiment that may at once appears to be a bit too harsh, necessarily, this may be. But we do come to expect more from WKW, almost a master, in this age of ours.
Weak plot aside, this film benefits from some truly wonderful (supporting) casts throughout, especially from David Strathairn and Rachel Weisz, except for the most important – the ingénue character that Norah portrays. Symptomatic of this problem is, despite limited screen time together, one can’t help wanting to find out more about the Katya character, who seems to share more on screen chemistry with Jeremy (Jude Law) in that cameo, and their past relationship seems a very promising spin-off, in its own right.
And if a post-modern pastiche can be made unto this film, imagine if it’s the doll eye Faye Wong (of Chungking Express’ fame) with Jude Law in this film…
Ten minutes into the film, when the “Yumeiji theme” (in harmonica) used so prevalently in “In the Mood for Love” was played in the background, I was almost teary eyes. This is one for WKW’s fans, even if it’s not for the ages.
The long way home
Wong Kar Wai’s English-language debut is a home run, thanks to his superior craft and thanks to the remarkable group of individuals he has brought together, from his star-studded cast to Ry Cooder on lead guitar and Darius Khondji as director of photography. Khondji is the lonesome lens man who made Pollack, Allen, Fincher, Boyle, Polanski, and Bertolucci look so fine, and he is at the top of his game as he makes Wong Kar Wai’s trademark layered look shine like never before. Singer-songwriter Norah Jones’ acting debut is impressive, as is Rachel Weisz’ performance in the part of the Southern Belle, keeping the dialect coaches busy. Natalie Portman, cast against type, may be the prettiest face in Hollywood, but she tries very hard and, predictably, fails to come across as a trashy gambler. She even slips out of her fake accent twice: Once when she wakes up in bed with Norah Jones (understandable) and again when they split (“You’re hopeless”). Similarly, Jude Law is unconvincing in the part of the philosophical bartender. I know everybody loves him, but I just don’t see what they see. My money is on David Strathairn and his touching portrayal of Arnie, the quiet drunk. I wish they had kept his tab open a little longer and cut the lame Las Vegas leg of the script.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 35 min (95 min), 1 hr 33 min (93 min) (Argentina)
Genre Drama, Romance
Director Kar-Wai Wong
Writer Kar-Wai Wong (screenplay), Lawrence Block (screenplay), Kar-Wai Wong (story)
Actors Jude Law, Norah Jones, Chad R. Davis, Katya Blumenberg
Country China, France, USA, Hong Kong
Awards 4 nominations.
Production Company Jet Tone Productions, Studio Canal, Block 2 Pictures
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Arricam LT, Zeiss Master Prime Lenses, Arricam ST, Zeiss Master Prime Lenses
Laboratory Kantana, Bangkok, Thailand (prints), Technicolor, New York (NY), USA (dailies)
Film Length 2,628 m (Portugal, 35 mm)
Negative Format 35 mm (Fuji Eterna 250T 8553, Eterna 400T 8583, Eterna 500T 8573)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (4K) (master format), Super 35 (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic)