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A City of Sadness (1989)

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Drama 19892h 37m

Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung (Chen Sown-yung), the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred by his experiences in the war, ends up in an insane asylum. Deaf-mute photographer Wen-ching (Tony Leung Chiu Wai), the youngest brother, decides to make a stand and fight the Kuomintang government from China that is assuming power.A City of Sadness featuring Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Hsin Shu-Fen is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (4,825 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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#3175 Ranked in Drama Movies

A City of Sadness has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (4,825 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung (Chen Sown-yung), the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred by his experiences in the war, ends up in an insane asylum. Deaf-mute photographer Wen-ching (Tony Leung Chiu Wai), the youngest brother, decides to make a stand and fight the Kuomintang government from China that is assuming power.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 2h 37m

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Related Genres: Drama
Country of origin: TaiwanHong Kong
Original Release Date: Sep 4, 1989