Tag: Taiwan

Dear Tenant (2020) 7.6

Dear Tenant (2020)

For the past five years, Lin has been looking after the son (Yo-yu) and the elderly mother (Mrs. Chou) of his deceased boyfriend (Li-wei). They live together like a family, and it is Lin's way of remembering Li-wei - by ...

Stray Dogs (2013) 7

Stray Dogs (2013)

An alcoholic man and his two young children barely survive in Taipei. They cross path with a lonely grocery clerk who might help them make a better life.::cinecephale...

Classmates Minus (2020) 7.5

Classmates Minus (2020)

This is a story about four high school classmates. The storylines are intertwined with one another. Here are a middle-aged director who is frustrated with his undiscovered talents, a hard-working white-collar worker who ...

Rebels of the Neon God (1992) 7.6

Rebels of the Neon God (1992)

Defying his parents, Hsiao Kang drops out of the local crammer to head for the bright lights of downtown Taipei. He falls in with Ah Tze, a pretty hood and their relationships is a confused mixture of hero-worship and ri...

Little Big Women (2020) 7.7

Little Big Women (2020)

On Shoying's 70th birthday, she learns that her long-lost husband Bochang has died. The worse is that there is another woman Tsai, who stayed by Bochang till his last breath. A merry reunion turns into a wake, an unfortu...

Silk (2006) 6.4

Silk (2006)

In Taipei, the crippled scientist Hashimoto uses his invention of "Menger Sponge" to capture the energy of the spirit of a child in an old building. He invites the specialist in reading lips, Detective Tung, to join his ...

Soul Brothers of Kung Fu (1977) 6.5

Soul Brothers of Kung Fu (1977)

Two illegal immigrants meet a young kid and the three become best friends until one of them joins the Triads. Now the remaining two must fight the Triads in a battle to the death.::Albert Valentin ...

Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012) 7.1

Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012)

When three rebellious students leave their hometown to pursue their lifelong dreams in the big city, their relationships start to face the pressures of real life as the 1980s Taiwanese socio-political reformation movemen...

Get the Hell Out (2020) 5.5

Get the Hell Out (2020)

Wang You-wei works as a substitute civilian serviceman at the Legislative Yuan. By social standards, he is a total loser. One day, he gets involved in an incident, which costs Legislator Hsiung Ying-ying her job. Hsiung ...

Reign of Assassins (2010) 6.8

Reign of Assassins (2010)

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself...

That Day, on the Beach (1983) 7.6

That Day, on the Beach (1983)

Two friends who haven't seen each other for thirteen years reunite. One is a successful concert pianist just back from a European tour and the other has just started a new business.::Anonymous...

New Fist of Fury (1976) 5.6

New Fist of Fury (1976)

A brother and sister escape from Japanese-occupied Shanghai to Japanese-occupied Taiwan, to stay with their grandfather who runs a Kung-Fu school there. However, the master of a Japanese Kung- Fu school in Taiwan has des...

The Very Last Day (2018) 6

The Very Last Day (2018)

Upon the release of his newest best-seller, a writer is forced into a situation where he must confront his inspirations. With a daughter that adores him, a wife that resents him, and a seductive fan that intrigues him, h...

Vive L’Amour (1994) 7.5

Vive L’Amour (1994)

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 Hsiao-ang, who's stolen the key and uses the apa...

Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) 7.8

Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)

Senior Master Chef Chu lives in a large house in Taipei with his three unmarried daughters, Jia-Jen, a chemistry teacher converted to Christianity, Jia-Chien, an airline executive, and Jia-Ning, a student who also works ...

My Missing Valentine (2020) 7.6

My Missing Valentine (2020)

Hsiao-chi does everything so quickly that she's always one step ahead of others. She works in the post office and a bus driver comes to post a letter every day. Hsiao-chi is turning thirty soon and longs for love. Finall...

The Rope Curse 2 (2020) 5.5

The Rope Curse 2 (2020)

Jia-min, who was born sensitive to the paranormal, tries to summon "Yi-A-Gu" with two streamers. Huo-ge helps Jia-min subdue the spirit when the situation goes out of hand. Huo-ge possesses supernatural powers but lost h...

Da di long zhong (1974) 4.8
Lust, Caution (2007) 7.5

Lust, Caution (2007)

Frustrated in his attempts to assassinate Yee, who is an important official in Japanese-ruled Shanghai, Old Wu, who has lost his wife and two sons as well as two women who had attempted to seduce Yee, now recruits Kuang,...

Run for dream (2019) 7.2

Run for dream (2019)

The documentary "Run for Dream" records famous Taiwanese ultra-marathon athlete Chen Yen-Po's (aka Tommy Chen) exciting yet treacherous ten-year journey to become the champion.::Activator Marketing Co.,Ltd...

Gold Fish (2019) 7

Gold Fish (2019)

A boy with a special talent discovers that he may never grow up. Those with power are devouring people's dreams and everyone is destined to be a slave. Can he break the rules and free the people or will people still blin...

7 Man Army (1976) 6.1

7 Man Army (1976)

Another iconoclastic work from the action auteur Chang Cheh, and winner of Honourable Mention for Dramatic Feature at the 13th Golden Horse Awards, 7-Man Army retells the legend of seven patriots defending against 20,000...

When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep (2012) 6.3

When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep (2012)

Life is tough in a big city. Especially for a young Taiwanese photocopy clerk, whose recent breakup haunts him day in and day out. But like all urban romance he soon meets the eccentric manic pixie of his dream. And toge...

Madame Butterfly (2009) 6
Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003) 7.1

Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)

A Japanese tourist takes refuge from a rainstorm inside a once-popular movie theater, a decrepit old barn of a cinema that is screening a martial arts classic, King Hu's 1966 "Dragon Inn." Even with the rain bucketing do...

Shaolin Wooden Men (1976) 6.5

Shaolin Wooden Men (1976)

Jackie witnesses his father's death by the skilled hands of a martial arts master with an unknown killing technique. Jackie vows to become a Shaolin monk and avenge his death, but soon finds that he's the chump of the cl...

Super Citizen Ko (1995) 6.7

Super Citizen Ko (1995)

At an old age, a former political prisoner is determined to find out where his fellow sufferers have laid since their secret execution, while Taiwan embarks on a tumultuous path of democratization.::Fuenping...

Always Miss You (2019) 4

Always Miss You (2019)

With relationship fail after relationship fail, Xinyi (Amber Kuo) believes she's finally stumbled onto a good man; throwing herself into this new and potentially life changing relationship, she thinks her days of being s...

Southern Wind (2014) 5.8

Southern Wind (2014)

A former fashion magazine editor, Aiko "Mei Kurokawa", is sent to Japan to cover a cycling event. She meets her contact in Taiwan - a fellow Japanese who married a local - who reveals herself to be pregnant and unable to...

The Perfect Girl (2017) 6.8

The Perfect Girl (2017)

Yeh Xin is a beautiful girl who focuses in criminal psychology research. One day, Xin's father flies to the USA for a month for a medical seminar. Their mansion is being renovated due to serious leakage. Surprisingly, se...

Xia gu ying xiong zhuan (1980) 7.2

Xia gu ying xiong zhuan (1980)

After the Shaolin Temple is brought to ruin, Kao seeks revenge by plotting to kill the emperor....

The Name Engraved in Your Heart (2020) 7.3

The Name Engraved in Your Heart (2020)

In 1988, martial law ends in Taiwan and two schoolboys, A-han and Birdy, are about to enter into an illicit love affair after meeting in the school band led by a Canadian priest named Oliver. While the whole country comm...

A Choo (2020) 5.5

A Choo (2020)

Even when they were orphans, Wang Yizhi has always been in love with Xinxin. Now older, Yizhi decides to train as a boxer before he allows himself to profess his love, but only for her to fall for a geeky computer engine...

Twa-Tiu-Tiann (2014) 5.3

Twa-Tiu-Tiann (2014)

Through a famous painting "South Street Festival", a Taiwanese college boy unexpectedly travels 100 years back in time, back to the 1920's, when Taiwan was under Japanese rule. He is stuck, he panics, he wants to return ...

Asian Connection (1995) 6.3

Asian Connection (1995)

The Organized Crime Bureau investigates a ring of drug dealers from Taiwan. After losing the life of an undercover cop, and $5,000,000 in borrowed drug money, Chow and Lee pursue the drug dealer to Taiwan. Chow is caught...

Wet Season (2019) 6.8

Wet Season (2019)

As Mandarin-language teacher Ling continues with fruitless IVF treatment while taking care of her ailing father-in-law, she finds herself slowly drawn towards a promising student who seems to have been abandoned by his p...

The Bridge Curse (2020) 5.4

The Bridge Curse (2020)

University students, planning a bravery initiation test for their fellow classmates, choose a campus bridge rumored to be haunted by a vengeful female ghost....

Mountain Spirits (2014) -

Mountain Spirits (2014)

Having grown up in the mountains Chiayi, installation artist WANG Wen-chih weaves his memories of mountains and forests into his work. Using natural materials such as bamboo, rattan and wood, WANG creates his art with ha...

Mayday Life (2019) 7.5

Mayday Life (2019)

What is it like when a film has more than 4,150,000 actors? Mayday, the band, play the Fifth Squad of five unique superheroes. However, after the street fight, they go back to their ordinary lives and stop saving the ear...

5 Masters of Death (1974) 6.7

5 Masters of Death (1974)

The story is simple (Shaolin vs. Manchu traitors), but the effect was anything but, as the screen's most charismatic action actors team with a legendary director and revered choreographers (Liu Chia-liang and brother Liu...