A Time to Live, a Time to Die
Hsiao-Hsien Hou / TW, 1985 / 145 min.
Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien reflects on his youth on the island near China. Hou’s 1985 autobiographical masterpiece ranks high on the lists of favourite films and is now regarded as a classic of Asian cinema.
Eye’s collection includes a wealth of classics. We screen them regularly, in various programmes. Eye now brings film history even closer with its new series Eye Classics: three classics a week, chosen by Eye's programmers. On the big screen, screened in 35mm whenever possible.