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The Man from Island West

Xi bu lai de ren

Directed by Huang Ming-chuan
Taiwan, 1990


In contemporary Taiwan, the aboriginal Ah-ming attempts suicide. When his life is saved by an old miner, Ah-ming is drawn into a journey back to his origins. Meanwhile, the miner’s son, Ah-Chuan, finds a fugitive hooker who has returned from the lowlands.

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The Man from Island West Directed by Huang Ming-chuan