About

A father and his two children wander the margins of modern day Taipei, from the woods and rivers of the outskirts to the rain streaked streets of the city. By day the father scrapes out a meager income as a human billboard for luxury apartments, while his young son and daughter roam the supermarkets and malls surviving off free food samples. Each night the family takes shelter in an abandoned buil...

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Directed by

Tsai Ming-liang

Written by

Tsai Ming-liang (Writer)
Peng Fei Song (Writer)
Chen Yu Tung (Writer)

Runtime

138 minutes

Country

France, Taiwan

Language

Mandarin

Cast

Keywords

homeless poverty

Lists

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