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The River

Ming-Liang Tsai / TW, 1997 / 115 min.

The Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang – who will join us at Eye this month for a masterclass – regards non-communication and loneliness as the key theme of his films, as he has often explained with a broad grin. In The River Tsai’s regular actor Lee Kang-sheng plays a young man in a taciturn family in metropolitan Taipei.  

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The River, which won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin Film Festival, is screened in a new digital restoration.

Eye screens all films by the Taiwanese filmmaker to accompany Tsai”s VR project The Deserted.

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Director

Ming-Liang Tsai

Production year

1997

Country

TW

Original title

He liu

Length

115 min.

Language

Mandarin Chinese

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

Part of

Tsai Ming-liang

Eye Filmmuseum presents a retrospective of all of the Taiwanese master’s films to accompany Tsai Ming-liang’s first VR production The Deserted, from Rebels of the Neon God (1992) to Your Face (2018).

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The Deserted (VR) (Tsai Ming-liang, TW 2018)
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