The past is something he could see, but not touch

He remembers those vanished years. As though looking through a dusty window pane, the past is something he could see, but not touch. And everything he sees is blurred and indistinct.
— Caption from In the Mood for Love, a 2000 film by Wong Kar-wai, starring Maggie Cheung Man-yuk and Tony Leung Chiu Wai


Image of Maggie Cheung (in 2007), by Roger Wo (originally posted to Flickr as 张曼玉) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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