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Nien-Jen Wu

Duo sang (A Borrowed Life)

Edition 1995
167' - 1994 - Drama - Dialogue: Mandarin, Japanese
Director: Nien-Jen Wu Composer: Jang Hsiao-Wen, Liu Hui-Ling, Chen Che-Cheng With: Tsai Chen-Nan, Tsai Chiou-Fong, Chung Yo-Hong
An old man dies in solitude in a hospital. The film tells the story of his life, seen through the eyes of his son. Forty years ago, the man settled in a little mining town in north Taiwan to work in the gold mines. He gets married and tries to be a good father for his children. But due to trouble at the mines and, in particular, his odd sympathies for Japan, the former occupier of the island, he fails and drifts away from his wife and children. This detailed family portrait, which makes a deep impression, is based on the life of the director, Wu Nien-jen.

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Credits

Director

Nien-Jen Wu

Composer

Jang Hsiao-Wen, Liu Hui-Ling, Chen Che-Cheng

With

Tsai Chen-Nan, Tsai Chiou-Fong, Chung Yo-Hong

Scenario

Nien-Jen Wu

Director of Photography

Liu Cheng-Chuan

More information

Dialogue

Mandarin, Japanese

Countries of production

Taiwan

Year

1994

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