EFC II #225 – Dersu Uzala (1975)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#225 – Dersu Uzala (1975)
Dir. Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev, V. Lastochkin, Svetlana Danilchenko

The two hundred and twenty-fifth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Akira Kurosawa’s Russian epic, set in the Siberian wilderness, Dersu Uzala.

Recorded in November 2017.

Oscar Wins: Best Foreign Language Film (Akira Kurosawa)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: For my money, yes, I loved this film so much. A wonderful friendship forged through epic journeys through the harsh wilderness of Siberia.

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EFC II #218 – In the Mood for Love (2000)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#218 – In the Mood for Love (2000)
Dir. Wong Kar-wai
Starring: Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung, Siu Ping Lam, Rebecca Pan, Lai Chen, Joe Cheung, Chan Man-Lei

The two hundred and eighteenth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Wong Kar-wai’s gorgeous and restrained romance, In the Mood for Love.

Recorded in November 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: No, not for me.

Luke: Yeah, it’s a really different romance film that’s visually stunning in a really unique way.