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Daughter of the Nile (1987)

Ni luo he nu er (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 22 August 1987 (Taiwan)
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The eldest daughter of a broken and troubled family works to keep the family together and look after her younger siblings, who are slipping into a life of crime.

Director:

Hsiao-Hsien Hou

Writers:

T'ien-wen Chu, Chien-Ho Huang (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lin Yang Lin Yang ... Lin Hsiao-yang
Fan Yang Fan Yang
Shu-Fen Hsin Shu-Fen Hsin ... Hsiao-Fen
An-Shun Yu
Tien-Lu Li Tien-Lu Li ... Grandfather (as Tian-Lu Li)
Fu Sheng Tsui ... Father
Shu-Fang Chen Shu-Fang Chen
Nien-Jen Wu
Vega Tsai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chih-Cheng Hsueh Chih-Cheng Hsueh
Jack Kao ... Lin Hsiao-fang, the brother
Ju Lin Ju Lin
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The eldest daughter of a broken and troubled family works to keep the family together and look after her younger siblings, who are slipping into a life of crime.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Taiwan

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

22 August 1987 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Daughter of the Nile See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,640

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,640
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

References A Room with a View (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Gonna Give My Heart
Written by Ralf René Maué
Performed by London Boys
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Daughter of the nile review
12 July 2017 | by losthansenSee all my reviews

this is one of the most beautiful movies, i have ever seen. the cinematography is outstanding in every shot. the nile theme song that played throughout the movie was fantastic. actors Played and felt very real and human. the story follows the eldest daughter of a troubled and broken family, who is trying to keep her brother from from fallen into the life of crime. overall this is an amazing movie about revenge family and tragedy


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