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* HeroicBloodshhed: Wong's character pays homage to the genre, being a BadassInANiceSuit who kicks ass using GunsAkimbo.

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* HeroicBloodshhed: HeroicBloodshed: Wong's character pays homage to the genre, being a BadassInANiceSuit who kicks ass using GunsAkimbo.

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* HeroicBloodshhed: Wong's character pays homage to the genre, being a BadassInANiceSuit who kicks ass using GunsAkimbo.


* CannotSpitItOut: Wong's manager is in love with him but can't manage to say so out loud. So she dresses in a leather minidress, fishnet stockings and high heels, in the hope that he'll take the hint.

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* CallBack: A lot of them to Film/ChungkingExpress, most of them hints from Ho's story to that one's first arc:
** Ho mentions eating expired pinapple as the reason for his muteness - the TrademarkFavoriteFood of policeman He, [[ActorAllusion also played by Takeshi Kaneshiro]].
** At one point, Ho also states that everything expires.
** Charlie always cries at Ho's shoulder after trying to call her ex-boyfriend, an allusion to He telling the woman in blonde wig that a heart-broken girl should find a shoulder to cry on.
** As Ho decides to not break into stores anymore, he lingers in the Midnight Express diner. This is particularly ironic since by this point the diner is run by [[Film/ChungkingExpress Cop 633]], who has a history of [[{{Tsundere}} people breaking in and playing with his possessions]].
* CannotSpitItOut: Wong's manager is in love with him but can't manage to say so out loud. So she dresses in a leather minidress, fishnet stockings and high heels, in the hope that he'll take the hint. hint.
* DarkerAndEdgier: Compared to Film/ChungkingExpress. While that one had two policemen as protagonists, this one's protagonists are criminals.


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* MeaningfulEcho: [[spoiler: After Wong is shot, his voice-over repeats his intruducing words about him not being the one to decide who dies]].

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* AlwaysNight: All of the scenes take place at night.


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* FacialDialogue: Invoked. He Qiwu communicates this way to other characters on account of being mute. He acknowledges that while he isn't sure that he's able to say everything, especially to Charlie, he gets the feeling that he's generally understood.


''Fallen Angels'' (墮落天使) is a film by Creator/WongKarWai released in 1995, and something in-between a sequel and a companion film for ''Film/ChungkingExpress''. Like the latter film, its plot (a jaded [[ProfessionalKiller hitman]] in a complicated relationship with his female manager agrees to OneLastJob) is incidental; the real point of the film is to depict HongKong as Wong perceives it, a cramped urban nightscape of bright lights and frantic movement.

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''Fallen Angels'' (墮落天使) is a film by Creator/WongKarWai released in 1995, and something in-between a sequel and a companion film for ''Film/ChungkingExpress''. Like the latter film, its plot (a jaded [[ProfessionalKiller hitman]] in a complicated relationship with his female manager agrees to OneLastJob) is incidental; the real point of the film is to depict HongKong UsefulNotes/HongKong as Wong perceives it, a cramped urban nightscape of bright lights and frantic movement.


''Fallen Angels'' (墮落天使) is a film by WongKarWai released in 1995, and something in-between a sequel and a companion film for ''Film/ChungkingExpress''. Like the latter film, its plot (a jaded [[ProfessionalKiller hitman]] in a complicated relationship with his female manager agrees to OneLastJob) is incidental; the real point of the film is to depict HongKong as Wong perceives it, a cramped urban nightscape of bright lights and frantic movement.

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''Fallen Angels'' (墮落天使) is a film by WongKarWai Creator/WongKarWai released in 1995, and something in-between a sequel and a companion film for ''Film/ChungkingExpress''. Like the latter film, its plot (a jaded [[ProfessionalKiller hitman]] in a complicated relationship with his female manager agrees to OneLastJob) is incidental; the real point of the film is to depict HongKong as Wong perceives it, a cramped urban nightscape of bright lights and frantic movement.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Chungking Express'', as hinted above.


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-->-- '''RogerEbert'''
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''Fallen Angels'' (墮落天使) is a film by WongKarWai released in 1995, and something in-between a sequel and a companion film for ''ChungkingExpress''. Like the latter film, its plot (a jaded [[ProfessionalKiller hitman]] in a complicated relationship with his female manager agrees to OneLastJob) is incidental; the real point of the film is to depict HongKong as Wong perceives it, a cramped urban nightscape of bright lights and frantic movement.

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''Fallen Angels'' (墮落天使) is a film by WongKarWai released in 1995, and something in-between a sequel and a companion film for ''ChungkingExpress''.''Film/ChungkingExpress''. Like the latter film, its plot (a jaded [[ProfessionalKiller hitman]] in a complicated relationship with his female manager agrees to OneLastJob) is incidental; the real point of the film is to depict HongKong as Wong perceives it, a cramped urban nightscape of bright lights and frantic movement.



* ShoutOut: There are multiple references to ''ChungkingExpress'', to the point of ContinuityNod, even though the film is not technically a sequel.
* TheSpeechless: He Qiwu, a drifter who ekes out a living breaking into stores at night and "opening" them for his own benefit, has gone mute from eating too many canned pineapples past their sell-by date (as seen in ''ChungkingExpress'').

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* ShoutOut: There are multiple references to ''ChungkingExpress'', ''Film/ChungkingExpress'', to the point of ContinuityNod, even though the film is not technically a sequel.
* TheSpeechless: He Qiwu, a drifter who ekes out a living breaking into stores at night and "opening" them for his own benefit, has gone mute from eating too many canned pineapples past their sell-by date (as seen in ''ChungkingExpress'').''Film/ChungkingExpress'').


* TheNameless: Wong's manager is only known as The Agent.

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* TheNameless: NoNameGiven: Wong's manager is only known as The Agent.

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->''["Fallen Angels"] is kind of exhausting and kind of exhilarating. It will appeal to the kinds of people you see in the Japanese animation section of the video store, with their sleeves cut off so you can see their tattoos. And to those who subscribe to more than three film magazines. And to members of garage bands. And to art students. It's not for your average moviegoers--unless of course, they want to see something new.''
-->-- '''RogerEbert'''

''Fallen Angels'' (墮落天使) is a film by WongKarWai released in 1995, and something in-between a sequel and a companion film for ''ChungkingExpress''. Like the latter film, its plot (a jaded [[ProfessionalKiller hitman]] in a complicated relationship with his female manager agrees to OneLastJob) is incidental; the real point of the film is to depict HongKong as Wong perceives it, a cramped urban nightscape of bright lights and frantic movement.

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* CannotSpitItOut: Wong's manager is in love with him but can't manage to say so out loud. So she dresses in a leather minidress, fishnet stockings and high heels, in the hope that he'll take the hint.
* ADateWithRosiePalms: Wong's manager pleasures herself, fantasizing about him.
* FilmNoir
* GunsAkimbo: Wong's specialty.
* TheNameless: Wong's manager is only known as The Agent.
* OneLastJob
* ProfessionalKiller: Wong Chi-ming.
* ShoutOut: There are multiple references to ''ChungkingExpress'', to the point of ContinuityNod, even though the film is not technically a sequel.
* TheSpeechless: He Qiwu, a drifter who ekes out a living breaking into stores at night and "opening" them for his own benefit, has gone mute from eating too many canned pineapples past their sell-by date (as seen in ''ChungkingExpress'').
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: What exactly did He Qiwu do to the guy he was following around at the end?
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