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Vive L'Amour (1994)
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Vive L'Amour (1994)
Original name: 愛情萬歲
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three lonely young denizens of Taipei unknowingly share an apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung, her current lover; and Hsiao-ang, who's stolen the key and uses the apartment as a retreat.
Style: erotic, atmospheric, meditative, disturbing, serious, art house, sexy, psychological, stylized, philosophical ...
Plot: sex, love triangle, multiple storylines, character study, friendship, drugs, art, russian, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couples, jealousy, nothing goes right, human nature, unfulfillment, alienation, isolation, city life, thief, theft, sexuality, salesman, real estate agent, crematorium, sexual identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, taipei, tokyo, asia

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The Wayward Cloud (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hsiao-Kang, now working as an adult movie actor, meets Shiang-chyi once again. Meanwhile, the city of Taipei faces a water shortage that makes the sales of watermelons skyrocket.
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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.
Story: When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.
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Plot: obsession, isolation, french, lifestyle, unfulfillment, estrangement, death in the family, female masturbation, father son relationship, hotel, death, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hanoi comes across almost picture-perfect in director Tran Anh Hung's beautiful, elegiac tale about the lives and loves of three Vietnamese sisters. A mood characteristic of Hung's films is set early on with the vivid sounds of birds, ...
Style: melancholic, sincere, serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, incest, marriage, adultery, pregnancy, family relations, couples, family life, love and romance, siblings relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, paris france
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Rebels of the Neon God (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Defying his parents, disaffected youth Hsiao Kang drops out of the local cram school to head for the bright lights of downtown Taipei. He falls in with Ah Tze, a young hoodlum, and their relationship is a confused mixture of hero-worship and rivalry ...
Style: art house, neo noir, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: revenge, dysfunctional family, nihilism, vandalism, street life, youth, lgbtq, car accident, elevator, teenage boy, taxi driver, student ...
Time: 90s
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The River (1997)
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Country: Taiwan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In Taiwan a young man with a mysterious paralysis massages his neck with his mother's dildo, meanwhile the rain is flooding the island.
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Plot: gay, gay hustler, alienation, male nudity, gay father, gay son, closeted gay, dysfunctional family, lgbtq, lgbt teen, lgbt, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, china, asia, taipei
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: fat woman, sexual perversion, obsession, destructive relationship, downfall, lifestyle, stalking, society, life is a bitch, social decay, nihilism, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
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Time: 1920s, 90s
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 90s, 70s
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Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
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Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, male nudity, melancholy, cheating, time travel, social outcast, feminism, sexual abuse, writer's life, addiction, sexualized violence ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 90s
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Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 56 min.
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Ploy (2007)
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Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
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Duration: 122 min.
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