A City Of Sadness
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"A City of Sadness" is a 1989 Taiwanese historical drama film directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien. It tells the story of a family embroiled in the tragic "White Terror" that was wrought on the Taiwanese people by the Kuomintang government after their arrival from mainland China in the late 1940s, during which thousands of Taiwanese were rounded up, shot, and/or sent to prison.
- also known as Beiqing chengshi, Bei qing cheng shi
- countries: Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Kingdom
- languages: Shanghainese, Taiwanese Hokkien, Yue Chinese, Japanese Language, Mandarin Chinese, Southern Min, Cantonese
- producers: H.T. Jan, Shu Kei, Michael Yang & Fu-Sheng Chiu
- written by Chu Tien-wen & Wu Nien-jen
- cinematography by Chen Hwai-en
- edited by Liau Ching-sown
- music by S.E.N.S.
- genres: War film, Chinese Movies, Drama
- rating: G
- released on (26 years ago)
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A Dictionary of Film Studies (2012)
by Annette Kuhn, Guy Westwell
philosophy and film Bei aing cheng shi/A City of Sadness ( 1989) Taiwan, ...
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