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What Time Is it There?

Ni na bian ji dian

Directed by Ming-liang Tsai
Taiwan, 2001
Drama, Romance


Hsiao-Kang sells watches in the streets of Taipei for a living. A few days after his father’s death, he meets a young woman, Shiang-Chyi, who as it turns out leaves for Paris the very next day. He runs around setting all the watches and clocks in Taipei to Paris time.

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What Time Is it There?
Directed by Ming-liang Tsai

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2001 | Competition

Village Voice Film Poll

2002 | Nominee: Best Film

The New York Film Festival




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