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Daughter of the Nile

Ni Luo He Nu Er

Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Taiwan, 1987


A disaffected KFC server looking after her wannabe gangster brother finds her only escape in manga comic books, in this study on absence and detachment, tracing the anomic rhythms of Taipei youth culture.

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Daughter of the Nile Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien

Awards & Festivals

Golden Horse Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Best Original Film Score

Torino Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Jury Special Prize

1987 | Nominee: Prize of the City of Torino

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