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A City of Sadness | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  A City of Sadness  157 min,  [Drama]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [21 Oct 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  8 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Jack Kao, Shu-Fen Hsin, Sung Young Chen, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung
Plot:  A beautiful, historical film based upon the complex lives of four brothers.
Writer:  T'ien-wen Chu, Nien-Jen Wu
Language:  Mandarin, Min Nan, Japanese, Cantonese    Country:  Hong Kong, Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Puppetmaster | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Puppetmaster  142 min,  [Biography, Drama, War]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [08 Dec 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Chien-ru Huang, Giong Lim, Kuei-Chung Cheng, Tian-Lu Li
Plot:  In the first half of this century, young Li Tienlu joines a travelling puppet theatre and subsequently makes a career as one of Taiwan's leading puppeteers. During World War II the Japanese...
Writer:  T'ien-wen Chu, Tian-Lu Li (story), Nien-Jen Wu
Language:  Mandarin, Min Nan, Japanese    Country:  Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flowers of Shanghai | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Flowers of Shanghai  125 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [17 Oct 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Carina Lau, Michelle Reis, Michiko Hada, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung
Plot:  In Shanghai in the 1880s there are four elegant brothels (flower houses): each has an auntie (called madam), a courtesan in her prime, older servants, and maturing girls in training. The ...
Writer:  Eileen Chang (translation), T'ien-wen Chu, Bangqing Han (novel)
Language:  Cantonese, Shanghainese    Country:  Taiwan, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Café Lumière | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Café Lumière  108 min,  [Drama]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [11 Sep 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Kimiko Yo, Masato Hagiwara, Tadanobu Asano, Yo Hitoto
Plot:  The story revolves around Yoko Inoue, a pregnant woman in search for a cafe that's frequented by a Taiwanese composer whose life she is researching.
Writer:  Hsiao-Hsien Hou (screenplay), T'ien-wen Chu (screenplay)
Language:  Japanese, English    Country:  Japan, Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB
A Summer at Grandpa's | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  A Summer at Grandpa's  93 min,  [Drama]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Chi-Kuang Wang, Hsiu-Ling Lin, Mei-Feng, Shu-Chen Li
Plot:  A coming-of-age story about a young brother and sister whom spend a pivotal summer in the country with their grandparents.
Writer:  T'ien-wen Chu (screenplay), T'ien-wen Chu (story), Hsiao-Hsien Hou (screenplay)
Language:  Hakka, Mandarin, Shanghainese    Country:  Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB
Dust in the Wind | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Dust in the Wind  109 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Lawrence Ko, Shu-Fang Chen, Shu-Fen Hsin, Tian-Lu Li
Plot:  A-yuan and A-yun are both from the small mining town of Jio-fen. In the city, A-yuan is an apprentice by day and goes to night school, and A-yun works as a helper at a tailors. Everyone ...
Writer:  T'ien-wen Chu, Nien-Jen Wu
Language:  Mandarin, Cantonese, Min Nan    Country:  Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB
The Boys from Fengkuei | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Boys from Fengkuei  101 min,  [Drama]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Chao P'eng-chue, Chun-Fang Chang, Doze Niu, Shih Chang
Plot:  Ah-Ching and his friends have just finished school in their island fishing village, and now spend most of their time drinking and fighting. Three of them decide to go to the port city of ...
Writer:  T'ien-wen Chu
Language:  Mandarin, Min Nan    Country:  Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB
The Assassin | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Assassin  105 min,  [Action, Drama, History]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [27 Aug 2015]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 30 wins & 61 nominations.
Actors:  Chen Chang, Qi Shu, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Yun Zhou
Plot:  A female assassin receives a dangerous mission to kill a political leader in eighth-century China.
Writer:  Cheng Ah (screenplay), T'ien-wen Chu (screenwriter), Hsiao-Hsien Hou (screenplay), Hai-Meng Hsieh (screenplay), Xing Pei (short story)
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Millennium Mambo | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Millennium Mambo  119 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [31 Oct 2001]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 73/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Chun-hao Tuan, Jack Kao, Jun Takeuchi, Qi Shu
Plot:  Taipei. A voice off-camera looks back ten years to 2000, when Vicky was in an on-again off-again relationship with Hao-Hao. She's young, lovely, and aimless. He's a slacker. Cigarettes and ...
Writer:  T'ien-wen Chu
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  Taiwan, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Good Men, Good Women | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Good Men, Good Women  108 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [09 Dec 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  11 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Ah-Cheng, Annie Shizuka Inoh, Giong Lim, Jack Kao
Plot:  Intended as the concluding film in the trilogy on the modern history of Taiwan began with Beiqing Chengshi (1989), this film reveals the story through three levels: a film within a film as ...
Writer:  Bi-Yu Chiang (novel), Bo-Chow Lan (novel), T'ien-wen Chu (screenplay)
Language:  Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Min Nan    Country:  Japan, Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Daughter of the Nile | Movie Details for Director Hsiao-Hsien Hou | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Daughter of the Nile  91 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Hsiao-Hsien Hou]  [22 Aug 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jack Kao, Lin Yang, Shu-Fang Chen, Shu-Fen Hsin
Plot:  The eldest daughter of a broken and troubled family works to keep the family together and look after her younger siblings, who are slipping into a life of crime.
Writer:  T'ien-wen Chu, Chien-Ho Huang (story), Angelika Wang (story)
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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