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The Personals (1998)
"Zheng hun qi shi" (original title)

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Through the main actress' viewpoint, the movie studies roles of men in the society and sneers at men.

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Credited cast:
Rene Liu ...
Dr. Du Jia-zhen
Wu Bai
Chao-jung Chen
Bao-ming Gu
Shih-Chieh Chin ...
(as Shi-Jye Jin)
Eli Shih ...
(as Yi-nan Shih)
Chao-ming Wang
Wen-hsi Chen
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(as Niu Cheng-tse)
Hsueh-Liang Pu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ming-jie Cai
Ko-cheng Chang
Chen-ta Chou
Chia-lin Chu
Wen-cheng Hsu
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Through the main actress' viewpoint, the movie studies roles of men in the society and sneers at men.

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An interesting and humorous look at modern Taiwanese life
28 July 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

A single professional woman in Taipei age about 30 (Rene Liu) has placed an ad searching for a husband. The movie is mostly her interviews with the suitors, though her painful past and present emerge gradually when she talks with a professor and leaves messages on her former lovers answering machine and as well as a few flashbacks.

Best are the scenes with the mostly weird men who answered the ad.


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