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Prince of Tears (2009)
"Lei wangzi" (original title)

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Two sisters whose family moves to Taiwan after their father fights in the civil war against the communists in mainland China, find their lives turned upside-down after their parents are thrown into jail and accused of being spies.

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Credited cast:
Hsiao-chuan Chang ...
Sun Hansheng
Xuan Zhu ...
Ping
Wing Fan ...
Uncle Ding Keqiang (as Fan Chih-wei)
Terri Kwan ...
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Po-hsuan Li
Pei-han Tsai
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It happened in 1950s Taiwan, during the period known as White Terror, when an anti-Communist campaign swept the island and in a hysteria reigned. On one autumn afternoon, two young sisters return from school to find their once-happy home ransacked by military police and their parents arrested and accused of being Communist spies. The film follows a quartet of characters-the dashing air force officer father, his beautiful devoted wife, a mysterious scar-faced bureaucrat and a general's glamorous wife. Their lives and loves intertwine until everything erupts in a rhapsody. Amid life in that turbulent era, friendship, passion, high-minded ideals and dignity are all put on trial in the courtroom of human desire. Written by Anonymous

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