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Super Citizen

Chao ji shi min

Directed by Wan Jen
Taiwan, 1985
Drama

Synopsis

A young man from the country comes to Taipei to search for his sister, whom no one has heard from in the past year.

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Super Citizen Directed by Wan Jen

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  • Karl J. Kipling's rating of the film Super Citizen

    Though Wan Jen doesn't have Edward Yang's style, his is a much finer film about big city malaise than the more famous Taipei Story from the same year. Not so concerned about being a Serious Art Film - even if it has a rather Antonionian ending - and so not the slog I suppose one must feel good about oneself for having endured that Taipei Story is. It also helps to have actual characters.