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Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
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Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
Original name: 不散
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On a dark, rainy night, an historic and regal Taipei cinema sees its final film: 1967 martial arts feature "Dragon Inn". As the film plays, the lives of the theater's various employees and patrons intersect, and two ghostly actors arrive to mourn the passing of an era.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, surreal, humorous, realistic, experimental, stylized, gloomy, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: tourist, longing, introspection, human nature, theater, solitude, dull life, mental disorder, friends, love and romance, postmodernism, unfulfillment, dog, ghost, loneliness, motorcycle, boy, old man, silence, rain, swordsman, rice, movie theatre, very little dialogue, existential loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, taipei, taiwan, asia

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The Wayward Cloud (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 112 min.
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Plot: isolation, filmmaking, actor's life, love and romance, lifestyle, strong sexual content, human nature, sexual perversion, water shortage, nudity (full frontal - brief), heat wave, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, taipei
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What Time Is It There? (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 116 min.
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Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, spiritual ...
Plot: clergy, solitude, monk, self discovery, introspection, journey, buddhist monk, urban, no dialogue
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, france, french riviera, europe
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Face (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France, Taiwan, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Hsiao-Kang, a Taiwanese film director, travels to the Louvre in Paris, France, to shoot a film that explores the Salomé myth.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: erotica, filmmaking, supernatural, nothing goes right, strong sexual content, showbiz, disorder, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, louvre, filmmaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, taiwan
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Time: 90s
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Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
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Plot: human nature, family relations, dull life, unfulfillment, siblings relations, death wish, dealing with death, sexual content, disability, human rights, urban setting, urban
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Blue Eyelids (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Duration: 110 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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