Romance noir genius Wong Kar Wai goes back to his roots with Ashes of Time Redux, which follows a broken-hearted hit man who moves to the desert and finds skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings. The auteur is re-editing and re-shaping his only martial arts film into the form he says was his original intention, and you can see some of the results below.
Ashes of Time Redux will be in theaters on October 10, 2008.
The cast of the updated film includes Jacky Cheung, Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Carina Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Brigitte Lin and Charlie Yeung.
Here is the first trailer that hit the web a few weeks ago.
Below are some links to various hi-def trailers on the web.
Find out more about Ashes of Time Redux at www.sonyclassics.com/ashesoftimeredux.