Search results for "Tsai Ming-liang"


Letters From The South (2013)

In this omnibus film, six directors from the region each reflect on the Chinese diaspora. Thai filmmaker Aditya Assarat describes a meeting in Thailand between Paula and her ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Aditya Assarat  •  Royston Tan  •  Midi Z  •  Tan Chui Mui  •  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Sun Koh
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Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003) RT 80% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Goodbye, Dragon Inn is set in the approximately ninety minutes of the last feature at an old Taipei cinema that is closing down, showing King Hu's 1967 sword-fighting classic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Chen Shiang-chyi  •  Kiyonobu Mitamura  •  Tien Miao

Rebels of the Neon God (1993) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 2015

Defying his parents, disaffected youth Hsiao Kang drops out of the local cram school to head for the bright lights of downtown Taipei. He falls in with Ah Tze, a young hoodlum ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Chen Chao-jung  •  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Lu Yi-ching  •  Tien Miao

The Hole (1998) RT 50% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Oct 2004

In the final days of the year 1999, most everyone in Taiwan has died. A strange plague has ravished the island. Supposedly spread by cockroaches, the disease sends its victims ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Lin Kun-huei  •  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Hui-Chin Lin  •  Tien Miao

The Wayward Cloud (2005) RT 76% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2008

Hsiao-Kang, now working as an adult movie actor, meets Shiang-chyi once again. Meanwhile, the city of Taipei faces a water shortage that makes the sales of watermelons skyrocket.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Chen Shiang-chyi  •  Sumomo Yozakura  •  Lu Yi-ching

Vive L'Amour (1994) RT 83% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 1998

The film focuses on three city folks who unknowingly share the same apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung, her current lover; and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Chen Chao-jung  •  Yang Kuei-mei

What Time Is It There? (2001)

When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Chen Shiang-chyi  •  Lu Yi-ching  •  Tien Miao

Journey to the West (2014) RT 94% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 2014

A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Denis Lavant

Stray Dogs (2014) RT 90% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Feb 2015

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Lu Yi-ching  •  Chen Shiang-chyi  •  Chao-rong Chen

Walker (2012) RT 40% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A metaphor for mourning as much as it is a reminder to slow down, Tsai Ming-liang's stunningly beautiful Walker features his acteur fétiche Lee Kang-Sheng as a red-robed monk ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee




Beautiful 2012 (2012)

A superb package of shorts by four leading East Asian directors: Ann Hui on a male-to-female sex change, Kim Tae-yong on an emotional imposture, Gu Changwei on pregnancy in ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Gu Changwei  •  Ann Hui
CAST:  Francis Ng  •  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Jade Leung  •  Hyo-jin Kong

Face (2009) RT 54% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Hsiao-Kang, a Taiwanese film director, travels to the Louvre in Paris, France, to shoot a film that explores the Salomé myth.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Lu Yi-ching  •  Fanny Ardant  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud

The Skywalk Is Gone (2002)

A girl (Shiang-chyi Chen) looks for a street vendor in Taipei. But she can't find him since the Skywalk is Gone.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Chen Shiang-chyi  •  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Lu Yi-ching

The River (1997) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 1998

In Taiwan a young man with a mysterious paralysis massages his neck with his mother's dildo, meanwhile the rain is flooding the island.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Tien Miao  •  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Ann Hui  •  Lu Yi-ching

To Each His Own Cinema (2007)

A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wong Kar-Wai  •  Lars von Trier  •  Roman Polanski  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Bille August  •  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Alejandro González Iñárritu  •  Manoel de Oliveira  •  David Cronenberg  •  Ken Loach  •  Jane Campion  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Amos Gitai  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Nanni Moretti  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Takeshi Kitano  •  Chen Kaige  •  Elia Suleiman  •  Walter Salles  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Raoul Ruiz  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Pegah Ahangarani  •  Anouk Aimée  •  Leonid Alexeenko

I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Forest fires burn in Sumatra; a smoke covers Kuala Lumpur. Grifters beat an immigrant day laborer and leave him on the streets. Rawang, a young man, finds him, carries him ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Norman Atun  •  Chen Shiang-chyi  •  Pearlly Chua

No Form (2012)

A monk moves in hyper-slow-motion between his zone of sub-conscious and the real, crowded, overloading reality.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee

Xiao Kang (2015)

This is the festival trailer for Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival 2015. The trailer will be shown in over 100 cinemas in Austria and Germany and during the ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee

Afternoon (2015)

Lush jungle and a building in ruins are the ideal stage for a film-confession that defies storytelling and goes beyond conversation on cinema. Tsai Ming-Liang and his actor ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Kang-sheng Lee

No No Sleep (2015)

A new entry in the Walker series. 'No No Sleep' is set in Tokyo, where Tsai Ming-liang met with Ando Masanobu.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Masanobu Ando