Edward Yang's magnum opus is one of the greatest films of cinema's first hundred years, a sprawling, intimate coming-of-age drama set amidst gang warfare in 60s Taipei.
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Guling jie shaonian sha ren shijian
A densely-plotted satire on the culture of business and the business of culture in modern Taiwan, involving chic businesswomen, pretentious authors and their scurrying functionaries
Le Voyage du ballon rouge
Taiwanese master Hou Hsiao-hsien delivers a richly layered picture of life in Paris starring Juliette Binoche. "A movie of genius." — Village Voice
In Yang's ferocious satire a young French girl adrift in Taipei descends into a twilight world of petty criminals, con-men, kidnappers and killers.
A young urban couple, caught between the old and new Taiwans, inexorably drift apart. "A masterpiece... the moods it conjures up are potent and indelible." — Chicago Reader
One of the greatest films of the 80s, Edward Yang's chilling existential thriller charts the havoc wreaked on a handful of lives by a prank phone call.
Haitan de yitian
Edward Yang's epic about the position of women in contemporary Taiwan heralded a new wave in Taiwanese film. Starring Sylvia Chang.