About

The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan, living through the deaths of his father, mother and grandmother.

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Directed by

Hou Hsiao-hsien

Written by

Hou Hsiao-hsien (Writer)
Chu Tien-Wen (Writer)

Runtime

138 minutes

Country

Taiwan

Language

Mandarin

Cast

Keywords

family relationships coming of age youth gang 1960s 1950s taiwan 1940s

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