Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai’s latest movie, “My Blueberry Nights” was chosen as the opening night film at the 60th International Film Festival in Cannes on Wednesday, May 16th.

Norah Jones and Jude Law at the opening night

Wong is famous for his artistic films. When he finds a character or situation that beguiles him, he tends to stick with it through multiple movies. He filmed “Chungking Express” in 1994 as three stories but he only shot two, the third story became his next film, “Fallen Angels”. A few years later, he filmed “In the Mood for Love” and followed by “2046” on the same main character, which was about a writer and his women.

“My Blueberry Night” is Wong’s first film in English. The film was shot in New York, Memphis, Las Vegas and Lost Angeles. The film is about a young woman (by Norah Jones) who travels across America to find answers to her questions about the meaning of love, the true love while encountering series of offbeat along the way.

Jude Law was the main actor, as the kindly manager of a New York cafe. Apart from that, they worked with other amazing co-stars in this film such as Natalie Portman who plays a gambling girl from Nevada, David Strathairn a boozy police officer, Rachel Weisz his glamorous but unhappy wife.

Norah Jones is an American singer songwriter and musician. Her career began after her successful debut of her first album “Come Away with Me” in 2002. Her second album was “Feels like Home” released in 2004 and in January 2007, she released her third album, “Not Too Late”. She has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide, and her latest album is the top-selling record of 2007 in the United States.

Jude Law was borned in England and was trained in drama and music school. He had his breakthrough with British shows, “Shopping” and “Wilde”. Then he moved to America and become one of the successful Hollywood stars. His movies include Gattaca, The Talented Mr Ripley and Cold Mountain.

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