It's hard not to think of Labyrinth of Cinema as Obayashi's last movie, but fortunately during its three-hour running time, it gets a whole lot of other meanings. It could be either an anti-war movie or a celebration of art, or simply both. And among other things, it's a literal time travel experience.
“Is it because you don't have a place to stay? ”
Taipei. A city that seems so inoffensive, but that just like any other metropolis, — in its rush and overpopulation — manages to eat people alive.
Somewhere in there, in the middle of the city there is a place, an empty place that serves as a refuge for three individuals.
Tsai Ming-Liang invites you in, but be warned it is intimate. It feels like sneaking into someone's room and…