Capturing hints and interpreting details| Wang Yibo's "Nameless" is worth brushing twice, or even three

This year's Spring Festival is too lively, with 7 movies released. Sister Pickpocket has not been idle since the first day of the new year, and the rhythm of one a day, the first thing to watch is "Nameless" starring Liang Chaowei and Wang Yibo.

Is "Nameless" good or not, is it worth going to the cinema?

Let's taste it today.


For the film "Nameless", director Cheng Er spent 3 years to prepare. But when the trailer typed the words "super commercial", many viewers expressed doubts.

Even Wang Yibo's boss Du Hua, called "Nameless" and emphasized: this is a super commercial film.

In fact, except for Wang Yibo, a traffic star, "Nameless" basically can't find too many commercial film elements, and the essence is still the skeleton of literary films.

After the movie officially met the audience, this doubt was swept away, it can be said that "Nameless" achieved the co-frequency of business and art, and the label of "super commercial film" is Cheng Er's black humor,

"Because they always say I'm too literary, then I'm kidding."

Cheng Er has high requirements for his works, especially symmetrical visual aesthetic style. This expression is reinforced in the movie "Nameless".

In order to maintain a high-quality picture presentation in a dark environment, he used two of the strongest cameras on the surface, the Alai 65 (there are only 6 in the world).

What is the effect of a big investment?

Pickpocket sister briefly gave 2 examples.

Symmetrical composition.

The position of the 4 characters, whether it is before and after, left and right, is very even, it seems to be in a game of two sides, and it seems that they have their own thoughts.

The constantly flickering lights above indicate the exchange of darkness and light, indicating that the situation they are in is no longer balanced, and the suspenseful atmosphere is full.

Split lighting photography.

Wang Yibo's figure, under the transformation of warm and cold colors, is bright and dark.

You can clearly feel the sense of separation of the characters, both good and evil, with strong complexity.

The images of Cheng Er's film are also part of the story.

The camera seems to be given life to language, replacing a large number of non-essential lines.

For example, Cheng Er uses three dogs to assume important narrative functions.

One of them.

Shiba Inu on a Japanese plane.

Wearing a flight cap and goggles, he wears a vest with a Japanese flag. It is also the only character with a name in the whole film, named after the then US President "Roosevelt", a mocking taste.

It crashed into the sea with the plane on its return home, hinting at the fate of the aggressor.


Stray dog injured by the explosion.

Scrawny, he also lame on one leg, ran out of the bomb shelter for a bite to eat, and was blown up.

Just like the unarmed people of old China at that time, they survived.


Vicious dogs in kennel 76.

The Wang puppet regime, supported by the Japanese, is fierce and fierce.

But when Wang Jingwei fell, De Mu left in a bleak with his tail between his legs, representing a traitor under the Wang puppet regime, like a dog who lost his family.

Three dogs, a metaphor for a three-way crowd, three situations.

And one second standing in the doorway watching the lively lamb, fate is more direct, the next second it becomes food in the mouths of Japanese dukes and officers.

The duke drank dirty water, and a laborer said that we would not throw dirty things (Japanese soldiers) into the well, and the captain was angry and let the laborers line up under the slogan "Long live Chairman Chiang" and shoot them indiscriminately.

The rest, poured cement from the head by Japanese soldiers, died silently in suffocation.

What is a lamb that can be slaughtered by others?

There is a line in the film that nicely exposes all this, "The pen that was originally used to write poetry is now used to sign murder documents." ”

Pouring cement, a lamb, a pot of mutton, this continuous picture, watching the pickpocket sister's heart blocked.

When the cement was poured, the laborers did not resist, not a word of resistance, and the cry of the lamb seemed to echo the resistance, but after all, it was the lamb to be slaughtered, and after a while it became a pot of meat.

At that time, the people really had nowhere to rely on and were at the mercy of others.

In addition, in the movie "Nameless", there are a lot of scenes.

Eating, not just simply eating. Each scene is both functional and dramatic.


The Japanese army squad wore whiskey and ate stewed lamb.

"Mighty taboo, although it is the wine of animals, but it is delicious."

"There's a roast lamb steak in French food."

"Why mention French food? France is a cowardly enemy. ”

Food reflects how young Japanese people are poisoned by militarism.


Daisaku Mori: You eat very little?

Director He: I'm not used to eating.

Daisa Mori: Then it's time to get used to it.

Director He has a strong energy in his bones, but he is not used to eating Japanese food, and Mori Dazuo asked him to adapt, suggesting that no matter which faction he is, he has the ambition to encroach on the land of China.


Drunken shrimp, which appears twice in the whole film.

For the first time.

At Captain Wang's house, at a deserted birthday party, drunken shrimp struggled in rotten milk.

With the fall of the Wang puppet government, Captain Wang considered the way back, and the decision he made was most likely to defect to the Kuomintang (following Minister Tang).

He took aim at Secretary Ye and his fiancée, Miss Fang. He had long known Miss Fang's red identity, so in his opinion, this was an excellent petition to join the Kuomintang.

At night, Captain Wang killed Miss Fang.


In a tea restaurant in Hong Kong, Secretary Ye ordered a drunken shrimp, eating it like a mess, opening his mouth and chewing with a serious expression, not even spitting out the shell, and even jumping on the table of the shrimp.

This is similar to the Shanghai environment, where he wears a suit and tie, eats Sven, and suffers from cleanliness.

Thinking of Miss Fang saying that she hated Secretary Ye's appearance, at this time, his state of mind had changed greatly, and he finally wanted to put down his well-dressed disguise?


In terms of the design of details, "Nameless" is also very careful, perfectly interpreting what it means to gradually get into a good situation.

The film uses a non-linear narrative to unfold the plot, interspersed with flashbacks and interpolations, like multiple paths branching out of a mountain. When these fragmented shots are spliced together, the story threads are gradually gathered, and a large number of foreshadowings echo back and forth, there will be a feeling of "mountains and rivers are doubtful, and there is another village".

Brain-burning, and very enjoyable.

1, Wang Yibo played by Secretary Ye, what is his full name?

In "Nameless", the characters only have surnames, Director He, Mr. Zhang, Miss Chen, Miss Fang, Minister Tang, etc., all learned from his population through dialogue.

And Secretary Ye's name only appears once in the whole film, and on the letter of appointment, he is called "Ye", which also echoes his identity as a lurker.

Why is the movie called "Nameless"?

Because the hero is never a specific person, but a group.

Yu Dong said that the inspiration for the words "Nameless" came from the Monument to the Unknown Hero in Beijing's West Mountain.

"From 1937 to 1945, there was a group of heroes born and died on the hidden front, and although many of them did not even leave their names after their sacrifices, their heroic deeds deserve to be written and remembered."

The film is an elegy dedicated to that era, an epic dedicated to unsung heroes. It was many unsung heroes of that era who came forward and threw their heads and spilled their blood, so that we have the happy life we have today.

Your names are unknown, and your exploits endure forever.

2. Why did Secretary Ye change his tie?

On the surface, dark ties can be less noticeable if stained with blood.

In fact, it means taking sides.

As with what Director He said, a complete showdown with the enemy, draw a clear line, and not share the sky.

3. Mandarin and Japanese, play cross-server communication?

Sister Pickpocket noticed that Secretary Ye only spoke Japanese when he was alone with Daisaku Mori.

Daisaku Mori has been in China for more than 10 years, can he not understand Chinese? Director He and Minister Tang both work for the Japanese, can they speak Japanese?

Just don't say it.

Each spoke his native language, suggesting that Mori Daisaku disdained speaking Chinese, and also implied that Director He and Minister Tang did not really work for the Japanese.

And Secretary Ye, who is willing to communicate in Japanese, is a true confidant in Mori Daisa's opinion, and also lays the groundwork for Secretary Ye to see the Japanese Kwantung Army's defense map in Manchuria.

4. Director He and Secretary Ye, why are they fighting to the death?

First, during their fight, there was a voyeuristic perspective, indicating that this fight was observed in the dark.

Second, they must really fight, because Mori Daisaku is suspicious by nature, and if he fakes it, he is very likely to wear a gang. Subsequently, Secretary Ye made provocative actions to Director He on the truck, which was also to further deepen Mori Dazuo's trust in him.

Capturing hints and interpreting details| Wang Yibo's "Nameless" is worth brushing twice, or even three

5. Why did Minister Tang let Director He go?

After Director He's identity was exposed, Director Tang did not start, for several reasons.

First, they are cousins;

Second, the intention is to kill people with a knife and show loyalty. After releasing Director He, Minister Tang directly showed off with Mori Dazuo, I already knew that he was undercover, but I just didn't say it. I also know that your henchman (Secretary Ye) will not let him go, so I left this backhand;

Minister Tang knew the identity of Director He and had contact with Mr. Zhang, and it can be concluded that he also had contact with our party, and it is estimated that he was not accepted, so he defected to the Kuomintang.

The end of the secret execution shows how unpopular this wall-to-wall grass is.

6. How was the identity of the "Duke" discovered?

Miss Jiang (a Kuomintang agent) was arrested after failing to assassinate Minister Tang and was to be executed, and Director He made an interrogation record.

Mori Dazuoxing took a fancy to Miss Jiang's beauty and wanted to keep her life, but unfortunately Director He took out the order signed by "Chairman Wang" himself and refused.

In the reeds, Director He secretly released Miss Jiang, who in order to repay the favor, provided a list of Japanese people in China. Afterwards, the list came in handy, and our party learned that the son of the Guards cabinet, the "Duke", was coming to China, and immediately formulated an action.

7. Why did they all gather in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong, 1946.

Secretary Ye was wandering on the street, and the teahouse bumped into Miss Chen, and after ordering her a cup of coffee, he turned and disappeared.

In the temple, Secretary Ye was grabbed by the director from behind.

Director He entered a cake shop, exactly the same as the shop in Shanghai, even Napoleon was the same style, and he nodded to the master in the shop.

After the outbreak of a full-scale civil war, Hong Kong became the most important base for the activities of our party and democratic parties in the south. Therefore, when they gather in Hong Kong, they have a new hidden mission.

Capturing hints and interpreting details| Wang Yibo's "Nameless" is worth brushing twice, or even three
Capturing hints and interpreting details| Wang Yibo's "Nameless" is worth brushing twice, or even three


At the end of the MV of the theme song of the same name "Nameless", Cheng Er marked "Respect the audience, the audience should not be underestimated." ”

As an audience's pickpocket sister, I also want to say, ""Nameless" should not be underestimated, and the audience deserves it." ”

The hidden value of this film, the content that can be mined is endless, it is completely worth brushing twice, or even three, each time it captures more details and has a deeper understanding of that history.

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