Fri 23 Feb 2018, 7.30 pm
Youth is immortal, but the days of youth will never return once they are gone.
The cinema of Taiwan is one of three distinct historical threads of Chinese-language cinema together with the cinema of Hong Kong and the cinema of China. Similar to its “neighbors”, Taiwanese cinema has had its prosperous years with deep influence in the Asian film market.
Apart from world-famous directors and actors such as Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Ang Lee, Ang Lee, Tsai Ming-liang, the Taiwanese movies are also well-known for their romantic depiction of youth – the best time of one’s life.
In these spring days of the new year, TPD would like to introduce four outstanding Taiwanese movies about youth. Each film will be screened on one Friday night, beginning February 23.
List of movies
The first film to be screened (this Friday) is Our Times by director Frankie Chen.
OUR TIMES • Taiwan • 2015
134′ | Comedy • Romance
Directed by Frankie Chen
Our Times (Chinese: 我的少女時代; pinyin: Wǒ De Shàonǚ Shídài, literally “The Time of My Maiden Years” or “My Girl’s Generation”) is a romance film directed by Frankie Chen.
It is the directorial debut of Chen, who previously directed television dramas. The film stars Vivian Sung as Lin Cheng-hsin, an ordinary schoolgirl, and Darren Wang as Hsu Tai-yu, the school’s notorious gang leader. [Wikipedia]
Language: Mandarin with Vietnamese subtitles
• The film screening is for educational purpose and fundraising for Young Cinema Fund of TPD.
• Donation (at the door): 20,000 VND/audience.
• Doors open at 7 pm and close when the screening room is full.
• Seats are assigned on the first-come-first-served basis.
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Watch the film’s trailer here:
Translated by Hanoi Grapevine
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