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7.7
/10
73 Ratings

Song of the Exile

Ke tu qiu hen

Directed by Ann Hui
Taiwan, Hong Kong, 1990
Drama

Synopsis

Set in the early 1970s, it tells the story of a Chinese-Japanese student who returns to her native Hong Kong after graduating from a university in London. Once she arrives back home, she and her family begins to fight, largely due to cultural and societal conflicts between her mother and herself.

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Song of the Exile Directed by Ann Hui

Awards & Festivals

Golden Horse Film Festival

1990 | Winner: Best Original Screenplay

Hong Kong Film Awards

1991 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

Critics reviews

It is a nuanced exploration into two women, mother and daughter, caught between the all too common generational disconnects and battles of emigration, diaspora, and war. Beautifully rendered by a lead performance from Maggie Cheung, Song of the Exile excels in grounding a multi-generational drama that spans countries in the humanity of female relationship.
March 08, 2017
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It is a nuanced exploration into two women, mother and daughter, caught between the all too common generational disconnects and battles of emigration, diaspora, and war. Beautifully rendered by a lead performance from Maggie Cheung, Song of the Exile excels in grounding a multi-generational drama that spans countries in the humanity of female relationship.
March 08, 2017
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