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A Summer at Grandpa's

Dong dong de jia qi

Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Taiwan, 1984


Grandpa and Grandma live in the fertile Taiwanese countryside. A boy and his sister are packed off to their grandparents when their mother falls ill. Though relationships are strained at first, the boy and girl end up having a wonderful summer with grandpa.

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A Summer at Grandpa's Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1985 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Asia-Pacific Film Festival

1984 | Winner: Best Director

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