Didn't catch me.
Alluring ambience and use of diegetic music, but I didn't care for the characters. Watching deadbeats in a go-nowhere relationship is a chore that I just don't suffer gladly. Turned it off after 30 minutes.
That being said, it seems that the characters within are a part of Taiwan's culture not so often shown to the outside world (Taiwan is more often portrayed as the model culture with well-behaved people), so that's important.
Legitimately one of the worst movies I've ever seen.
Everything about it was bad and unwatchable. I didn't think he could make a plot more convoluted than the Dark Knight but he's really outdone himself. The dialogue is like someone wrote a Christopher Nolan fanfic. "If I can't. have you. no one else can." lololol jesus christ
The main dude cares unrealistically about some girl and the girl cares unrealistically about her son.
The plot zaps between high-class locales, the…
I wouldn't admit 2.5 stars to Charlie Kaufman's face-to-face, but I'm going to do it here.
While the entire film was done with the care and meaning that Kaufman typically imbues into his works, it should not be the case that I (an intellectual GOSH DARNIT) should have to go to the internet for even the loosest grasp at what it all means.
The dialogues between the two main characters were the high point of the film.