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Good Men, Good Women (1995)

Hao nan hao nu (original title)
Intended as the concluding film in the trilogy on the modern history of Taiwan began with Beiqing Chengshi (1989), this film reveals the story through three levels: a film within a film as ... See full summary »

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Hsiao-Hsien Hou

Writers:

Bi-Yu Chiang (novel), Bo-Chow Lan (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Annie Shizuka Inoh ... Liang Ching / Chiang Bi-Yu
Giong Lim ... Chung Hao-Tung
Jack Kao ... Ah Wei
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ah-Cheng Ah-Cheng
Chia-Hui Bao Chia-Hui Bao
Cheng-Liang Chen Cheng-Liang Chen
Chiao-e Chen Chiao-e Chen
Duan Chen Duan Chen
Fei-Wen Chen Fei-Wen Chen
Hsin Yi Chen
Ming-Chung Chen Ming-Chung Chen
Shu-Fang Chen Shu-Fang Chen
Yi-Shan Chen Yi-Shan Chen
Kuei-Chung Cheng Kuei-Chung Cheng
Ching-Hsia Chiang Ching-Hsia Chiang
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Storyline

Intended as the concluding film in the trilogy on the modern history of Taiwan began with Beiqing Chengshi (1989), this film reveals the story through three levels: a film within a film as well as the past and present as linked by a young woman, Liang Ching. She is being persecuted by an anonymous man who calls her repeatedly but does not speak. He has stolen her diary and faxes her pages daily. Liang is also rehearsing for a new film that is due to go into production soon. The film, entitled Haonan Haonu, is about a couple Chiang Bi-yu and Chung Hao-tung who returns to China to participate in the anti-Japanese movement in China in the 1940s and are arrested as communists when they go back to Taiwan. Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Japan | Taiwan

Release Date:

9 December 1995 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Good Men, Good Women See more »

Filming Locations:

Guangdong, China See more »

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Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Brave movie
11 March 1999 | by ByungSee all my reviews

If you believe in love no matter what their jobs are, watch this movie. If you believe in the power of a film, watch this one. It is a sad love story of a bar hostess but she shares the same love of a social fighter's.


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