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Goodbye, South, Goodbye

Nan guo zai jan, nan guo

directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Taiwan 1996
  • 116 min
283 Ratings


A slice of contemporary ennui among a group of Taipei lowlifes. Led by a charismatic tatooed Taipei gangster named Kao, the wining, aimless band embarks on a journey into the highlands, on a mission to set up a short-term gambling den with Kuo’s old friend—a fellow gangster, Hsi.