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Tropical Fish (1995)

Re dai yu (original title)
Young boy, Ah-Jiang, a school failure and day dreamer witnesses the kidnapping of a child. After being taken hostage by a corrupt family, he begins an unusual adventure away from home.

Director:

Yu-Hsun Chen

Writer:

Yu-Hsun Chen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Akio Chen
Yi-fan Chen Yi-fan Chen
Hsiao-fan Fan
Pi-tung Lien Pi-tung Lien
Cheng-sheng Lin
Ching-Luen Shi
Wen-Ying
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Young boy, Ah-Jiang, a school failure and day dreamer witnesses the kidnapping of a child. After being taken hostage by a corrupt family, he begins an unusual adventure away from home.

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Country:

Taiwan

Language:

Min Nan | Mandarin

Release Date:

5 April 1997 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Tropical Fish See more »

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Dolby Digital (2.0)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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All these innocent people!
11 April 2001 | by airportmanSee all my reviews

This comedy is unbelievable sweet. It describes an employed worker kidnapped a child in Taipei City, who is going to join the Great Exam for high school. So this worker and his family have to help this child read books, and also negotiate with Taipei in the same time. It talks about child's fantasies, a deserted sea village, the education system in Taiwan, the media, and all the innocent people. There are a sad and dark side just obvious, but it tastes sweet still.


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