Not much happens on the surface of Hou Hsiao hsien's latest film, a black-lit, Taipei nocturne shot in velvety tones of purple and black by ace cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing (IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE). Nevertheless, it can break your heart. The year is 2001, and as the rest of the world looks forward to a new millennium, Vicky's (Shu Qi) future looks a lot like her past. Originally hailing from Keelung, Vicky now lives in the capital city with her controlling boyfriend, Hao-hao (Tuan Chun-hao), an aspiring DJ and speed freak who spends most of his time in their cramped apartment, spinning discs, freebasing dope and playing video games with his friends. Worried that ...