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26 September 2001 (France) See more »
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When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection... See more » | Add synopsis »
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12 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Hypnotic,absorbing and touching all in an unusual filmic context. See more (26 total) »

Cast

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Kang-sheng Lee ... Hsiao-kang
Shiang-chyi Chen ... Shiang-chyi
Yi-Ching Lu ... Mother
Tien Miao ... Father
Cecilia Yip ... Woman in Paris
Chao-jung Chen ... Man in Subway Station
Guei Tsai ... Prostitute
Arthur Nauzyciel ... Man at Phone Booth
David Ganansia ... Man at Restaurant

Jean-Pierre Léaud ... Jean-Pierre / Man at the Cemetery
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Directed by
Ming-liang Tsai 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ming-liang Tsai 
Pi-ying Yang 

Produced by
Laurence Picollec .... producer
Bruno Pésery .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Benoît Delhomme 
 
Film Editing by
Sheng-Chang Chen 
 
Production Design by
Timmy Yip  (as Kam Tim Yip)
 
Production Management
Michel Imbert .... location production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ming-Tai Wang .... assistant director
Vincent Wang .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Bernard Bridon .... property master
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Julie Conte .... video assistant
Arnaud Gabriel .... second assistant camera
Xavier Tauveron .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Marie-Sylvie Caillierez .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Magalie Léonard .... color grader
 
Other crew
Harold Manning .... location scouting
Laurence Picollec .... finance
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ni na bian ji dian" - Taiwan (original title)
"What Time Is It There?" - International (English title)
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116 min
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References Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)See more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Hypnotic,absorbing and touching all in an unusual filmic context., 9 April 2003
Author: ede58 from HarwichPort, Massachusetts

This film-known in the US as "What Time is it There?" captured me in ways that I never expected a film to be able to do. Do not see this film seeking plot-linear connections-causal relationships. See this film to slip into a different view of the world we occupy. A world where feelings for one another do not necessarily have results we are aware of. Where the occasion of place and time and circumstance carry weights of understanding without explanation. I can only really tell you this film is slow-and deeply touching; plotless and driven by the regard for the persons in it; visually stunning without any visual trickery. Overall this film went instantly to the top of my own personal "best movies" and I don't even know how to tell you about it. Do see it.

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