15
3hrs 57mins

Edward Yang's four-hour coming-of-age crime epic set in 1960s Taiwan is the Team Choice selection from Thomas, from the Cinema's Operations team.

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Edward Yang
15
Drama
Strong language, bloody images
Mandarin

A sprawling drama detailing the turbulent youth of 14-year-old Xiao Si’r (Chang Chen), this defining film of New Taiwanese Cinema surveys falling in love amidst the toxic world of violent gangs.

A deeply felt, tender story of growing up, which also acts as a historically-conscious snapshot of a troubled Taiwan, this universally acclaimed drama is an astonishing feat of world cinema.

Thomas says: “9 years before Edward Yang gained International acclaim with Yi Yi he made a film so unprecedentedly large that it contains over 100 speaking roles, yet remains entirely intimate in its approach. A deeply personal film that will stick with you for the rest of your life. A true masterwork that has ruined all other films for me.”

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