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悲情城市 A city of sadness

Bei qing cheng shi [videorecording] : A city of sadness

年代影視事業股份有限公司出品 ; 侯孝賢電影社製作 ; 監製楊登魁 ; 導演侯孝賢 ; 編劇吳念真, 朱天文
Nian dai ying shi shi ye gu fen you xian gong si chu pin ; Hou Xiaoxian dian ying she zhi zuo ; jian zhi Yang Dengkui ; dao yan Hou Xiaoxian ; bian ju Wu Nianzhen, Zhu Tianwen.
Video; DVD
The film chronicles the varied lives of the Lin family during the turbulent four years between the Japanese withdrawal from Taiwan (after 50 years of occupation) in 1945, and the Nationalist government's loss of mainland China in 1949. This is the first Taiwanese film to broach the subject of the most traumatic experience in Taiwan's history, the February 28 Incident in 1947.
Hou Xiaoxian
Li Tianlu, Chen Songyong, Gao Jie, Liang Chaowei, Xin Shufen, Wu Yifang.
李天祿, 陳松勇, 高捷!梁朝偉, 辛樹芬, 吳義方.
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152 min.
In Taiwanese dialect, with occasional scenes in Mandarin, Japanese, Cantonese; subtitles in traditional Chinese.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Variant title
City of sadness
Jing dian zhen cang ban.
Music directors Tachikawa Naoki, Zhang Hongyi.
Music directors 立川直樹, 張弘毅.
[Taipei] : Nian dai ying shi shi ye gu fen you xian gong si : Yong shi gu fen you xian gong si zong jing xiao, [2009?]
1 DVD-video (152 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. DVD; region 1.
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