Taiwan: Watched!

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1.
Bang Bang Formosa (2012)
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Director: Andy Luo An-De
 
2.
Monga (2010)
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Set in 1980s Taiwan, after the end of military dictatorship, Monga centers around the troubled lives of five boys coming of age together... (140 mins.)
Director: Doze Niu
 
3.
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)
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An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them. (144 mins.)
Director: Te-Sheng Wei
 
4.
Formosa Betrayed (2009)
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An FBI agent while unveiling a series of international conspiracy is embroiled in a set of political intrigue. (103 mins.)
Director: Adam Kane
 
5.
20 30 40 (2004)
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Three women in different stages of their lives - 20, 30, 40 - face the hardships of the female existence. (113 mins.)
Director: Sylvia Chang
 
6.
Miss Kicki (2009)
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"Kicki has after several years abroad returned to Sweden. Her 17-year old son has been brought up by... (88 mins.)
Director: Håkon Liu
 
7.
Din Tao: Leader of the Parade (2012)
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(124 mins.)
Director: Kai Feng
 
8.
Cape No. 7 (2008)
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A unusual group of people in a village on the coast of Taiwan form a band to perform at a beach concert, while the lead singer searches for the intended recipient of 7 lost love letters. (129 mins.)
Director: Te-Sheng Wei
 
9.
Night Market Hero (2011)
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(124 mins.)
Director: Tien-Lun Yeh
 
10.
Kung Fu Dunk (2008)
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Fang Shijie is found as a baby in the garbage and raised at a martial arts academy. With the help of a man, he gets into college and is promoted to the basketball championship as he searches for his real parents. (100 mins.)
Director: Yen-Ping Chu
 
11.
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
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To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand. (106 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
12.
Au revoir Taipei (2010)
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A love story takes place over the course of one evening in Taipei. (85 mins.)
Director: Arvin Chen
 
13.
Blue Gate Crossing (2002)
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An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love. (85 mins.)
Director: Chih-yen Yee
 
14.
You Are the Apple of My Eye (2011)
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A group of close friends who attend a private school all have a debilitating crush on the sunny star pupil, Shen Jiayi. The only member of the group who claims not to is Ke Jingteng, but he ends up loving her as well. (109 mins.)
Director: Giddens Ko
 
15.
The Wayward Cloud (2005)
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Hsiao-Kang, now working as a pornographic actor, meets Shiang-chyi once again. Meanwhile, the city of Taipei faces a water shortage that makes the sales of watermelons skyrocket. (114 mins.)
Director: Ming-liang Tsai
 
16.
Jump Ashin! (2011)
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(126 mins.)
Director: Yu-Hsien Lin
 
17.
Gangster Rock (2010)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Joe Chien
 
18.
Secret (2007)
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Ye Xiang Lun, a talented piano player is a new student at the prestigious Tamkang School. On his first day, he meets Lu Xiao Yu, a pretty girl playing a mysterious piece of music. (101 mins.)
Director: Jay Chou
 
19.
Juliets (2010)
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Three stories by 3 directors; Juliet's Choice (By Hou Chi Jan), Two Juliets (By Shen Ko Shang), and Another Juliet (By Chen Yu Hsun) (106 mins.)
 
20.
Life Is Wonderful (2009)
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A granddaughter from the city, a grandma from the country, two parallel paths cross because of love. (78 mins.)
Director: Looloo Lu
 
21.
Love in Disguise (2010)
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Love in Disguise is about superstar singer Du Minghan (Leehom Wang), who disguises himself as an undergraduate at a music conservatory so that he can pursue his schoolmate Song Xiaoqing (Liu Yifei), whom he has a crush on. (98 mins.)
Director: Leehom Wang
 
22.
Shaolin Popey II: Messy Temple (1994)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Yen-Ping Chu
 
23.
Taipei Exchanges (2010)
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What you are willing to give up for exchange to fulfill your dreams? (82 mins.)
Director: Ya-chuan Hsiao
 
24.
Zoom Hunting (2010)
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Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational... (87 mins.)
Director: Cho Li
 
25.
Zai na he pan qing cao qing (1982)
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Da-Nian is a young man from Taipei. He goes to a remote village and works as a substitute teacher. He and Su-Yun... (90 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
26.
Shao nu xiao yu (1995)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Sylvia Chang
 
27.
Yi Yi (2000)
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Each member of a middle class Taipei family seeks to reconcile past and present relationships within their daily lives. (173 mins.)
Director: Edward Yang
 
28.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
29.
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
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A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members. (124 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
30.
Winds of September (2008)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Tom Lin
 
31.
Somewhere I Have Never Travelled (2009)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Tien-Yu Fu
 
32.
The Fierce Wife Final Episode (2012)
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The movie continues the story from the TV series which ended with a cliff hanger where the wife was deciding whether to return to her cheating husband or have a relationship with her boss. (109 mins.)
 
33.
Pushing Hands (1992)
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All the while, Master Chu tries to find his place in the foreign American world. (105 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
34.
One Day (2010)
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A visual love poem of magical realism. (93 mins.)
Director: Chi-jan Hou
 
35.
Formosa Mambo (2011)
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In recent years fraud has exploded in Taiwan. Millions of people are affected by it while generating millions of dollars... (97 mins.)
Director: Chi-tsai Wang
 
36.
Touch of the Light (2012)
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A drama centered on the experiences of a blind piano prodigy. (110 mins.)
Director: Jung-chi Chang
 
37.
When Yesterday Comes (2012)
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(77 mins.)
 
38.
David Loman (2013)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Li-Kwan Chiu
 
39.
Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above (2013 Documentary)
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Documenting Taiwan from an aerial perspective offering a glimpse of Taiwan's natural beauty as well as the effect of human activities and urbanization on our environment. (93 mins.)
Director: Po-lin Chi