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A City of Sadness (1989)
"Bei qing cheng shi" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  21 October 1989 (Taiwan)
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Chen-Nan Tsai
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A distance history
12 February 2005 | by (Taiwan) – See all my reviews

As my age, several section in this film makes me feel funny, such as the way they behavior, the words they said. It is too unbelievable for me to drive me away to feel the sadness. Just like listen to a story.

However, it did happen. Several events I have heard from my grandmother; the setting is also like my mother's house in south country; the location, Chiu-Fen, I visited several months ago is still similar with the scene in the film.

All I know about this period are from history books. Time would wipe people's memory. In case people would forget the sadness in our history, movie provides us to retract some part of that moment in our past time to allow us to learn what had happened around us.

I have to say this movie is worth every people with any age in Taiwan or from Taiwan to see once in your life.


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