A City of Sadness (1989)

10/21/1989 (TW) Drama 2h 39m

Overview

Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung, the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred by his experiences in the war, ends up in an insane asylum. Deaf-mute photographer Wen-ching, the youngest brother, decides to make a stand and fight the Kuomintang government from China that is assuming power.

  1. Hou Hsiao-hsien

    Director

  2. Wu Nien-Jen

    Writer

  3. Chu Tien-wen

    Writer

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A City of Sadness
A City of Sadness

Original Title 悲情城市

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Original Language Chinese

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