A City of Sadness (1989) aka Beiqíng chéngshì

Year..........: 1989
Directed by...: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
Stars.........: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Shu-Fen Hsin, Sung Young Chen
Genres........: Hong Kong | Taiwan
Language......: Mandarin | Min Nan | Japanese | Cantonese
Subtitles.....: English
Country.......: Hong Kong
IMDB Link.....: 8.1 Rate | IMDB Info
Also known as.: Beiqíng chéngshì, 悲情城市
Format........: DVDrip | 2.40 GiB | 89 mins | 936×480 | mkv 

The film depicts the Lin family’s experiences during the February 28 Incident. The eldest brother Wen-heung (Sung Young Chen) is murdered by a Shanghai mafia boss, the middle brother Wen-leung (Jack Kao) suffers a traumatic brain injury in a KMT jailhouse, and the youngest brother Wen-ching (Tony Leung Chiu Wai), who is both deaf and mute, hopes to flee to the mountains with his friend to fight in the anti-KMT resistance movement. By the end of the film even the photographer Wen-ching has been arrested by the authorities, leaving only his wife to tell the story of the family’s destruction.



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