Category Archives: Mandarin

Pair of Love

“Pair of Love” is a film students’ project, about four students, two boys and two girls, playing, hugging and making out. They are all in their last class of high school and their playful banter is changing into sex play. They have to deal with peer pressure, family and questioning their identity. There is a happy ending for the boys couple, which is rare in Chinese films.

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Withered in a Blooming Season

When a high school student senses that his little sister is growing up and developing a life of her own, he panics and asks a close friend to help him rein her in. As they work on their plan, the two boys discover a whole new side to their own relationship.

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Somewhere I Have Never Travelled

A film about the lives of and relationship between two teens, a high school-aged boy and his younger niece. The movie begins by showing the nature of their relationship to each other, their family, and what makes them kindred spirits. It then jumps ahead about five years, when the boy discovers there is more to life than basketball and working in the family’s candy store, but his niece is not so sure she likes the new complication.

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Beautiful Crazy

What is youth all about? Before they could figure out what was happening, Xiao-Bu finds herself in a cat fight with Angel over a cigarette, Ah-Mi sleeps with Xiao-Bu’s boxer boyfriend, and Angel kisses Xiao-Bu. What could be worse? Imagine living with an alcoholic father who chose nothing in life but to stare out of a window. Picture the embarrassment if bird droppings stained your clothes just as you were asking someone out on a date.

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Girlfriend, Boyfriend

When three rebellious students leave their hometown to pursue their lifelong dreams in the big city, their relationships start to face the pressures of real life as the 1980s Taiwanese socio-political reformation movement unfolds in the background.

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Spring Fever

The protagonist is a private investigator hired to spy on a man who is having an affair with another man. However, the investigator becomes entangled in a love triangle with the boyfriend of the man he’s investigating and his own girlfriend.

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