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621 Ratings

The River

He liu

Directed by Tsai Ming-liang
Taiwan, 1997
Drama, Gay & Lesbian


The story of a troubled father-son relationship set against the backdrop of Taipei’s rapidly evolving youth culture.

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The River Directed by Tsai Ming-liang

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1997 | 2 wins including: Special Jury Prize (Silver Berlin Bear)

São Paulo International Film Festival

1997 | Honorable Mention: Critics' Award

Edinburgh International Film Festival

1997 | Special Mention: Channel 4 Director's Award

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