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Hsiao-Hsien Hou

Dust in the Wind (Lien lien fung cheng)

Edition 1995
109' - 1986 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: Mandarin, Cantonese
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou Composer: Ming-chang Chen, Ching Chun Hsu With: Grace Chen, Shu-Fang Chen, Shu-Fen Hsin
Fifteen year old Ah-Yuan and his girlfriend Ah-Yun travel to school by train each day from their country village in Taiwan. Ah-Yun lives alone with her mother while Ah-Yuan's large family is currently presided over by his grandfather while his father, injured in a mining accident, recuperates in hospital attended by his mother. When his father returns, Ah-Yuan announces that he wants to give up school to find work in Taipei. Ah-Yun comes to join him. Both are inseparable until Ah-Yuan is called to do his national service. When he returns (three years later) he finds out that Ah-Yun has married someone else...

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Credits

Director

Hsiao-Hsien Hou

Composer

Ming-chang Chen, Ching Chun Hsu

With

Grace Chen, Shu-Fang Chen, Shu-Fen Hsin

Scenario

T'ien-wen Chu, Nien-Jen Wu

Director of Photography

Ping Bin Lee

Editor

Liao Ching-Sung

Producer

Hsin Chih Hsu

More information

Dialogue

Mandarin, Cantonese

Countries of production

Taiwan

Year

1986

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