Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), the operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced its exclusive collaboration with Wong Kar Wai and his company Block 2 Distribution, to present a special collection of the renowned Hong Kong filmmaker’s masterpieces, all digitally remastered, on Celestial Movies.
Themed “In the Mood for Wong Kar Wai”, audiences in Asia can catch all 14 movies (territories apply) premiering on Celestial Movies from 2 April (Friday) at 21:00 HKT, and on all weekends (Fridays – Sundays, 21:00 HKT) throughout April until 1 May 2021.
“We are very excited and honoured to be bringing the largest collection of Wong Kar Wai’s masterpieces for the very first time on Celestial Movies to our Asian audience. This is also our tribute to the mastery of Wong Kar Wai, on the 30th anniversary of his production company Jet Tone Films,” said Ofanny Choi, President of Celestial Tiger Entertainment. “Wong Kar Wai and his movies need no further introduction and we believe our audience and Wong Kar Wai’s fans alike will enjoy the upgraded viewing experience on Celestial Movies.”
“We are excited to share this collection of films on Celestial Movies, which has been a supportive partner of Jet Tone Films and Block 2 Distribution,” said Wong Kar Wai.
“In the Mood for Wong Kar Wai” kicks off with the iconic Chungking Express depicting two Hong Kong urban love stories and starring Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Brigitte Lin, Faye Wong and Takeshi Kaneshiro. Other six masterpieces directed by Wong Kar Wai to be showcased on Celestial Movies include Fallen Angels, Days of Being Wild, In the Mood for Love, 2046, As Tears Go By and Ashes of Time Redux.
From Block 2 Distribution, the movies showing concurrently are Chinese Odyssey 2002, Touch of the Light, Sound of Colours, Mr Long, Miao Miao, The Eagle Shooting Heroes and First Love the Litter on the Breeze.