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Heartbreak Island

by HOU Hsiao-Ming

Taiwan in the late 70s, seeing the end of an old political reign and foreseeing a time of upheaval. Lin-lang witnesses her lover’s participation in a big political rally heralding the glory of democratic movements. Her dissident lover is later persecuted and jailed.

Devastated by rumours of his death, Lin-lang becomes a radical. She is captured and sentenced to thirteen years in prison. 

Upon her release, she learns that her lover is still alive and is married with a child. Furthermore, her old comrades are facing new challenges from a changed world. Ideal lost, love lost… Lin-lang has to face the most critical moment of her life, ail alone…

  • Titre français
    Heartbreak Island
  • Titre international
    Heartbreak Island
  • Scénario
    Cheng-Kuo, John S. C. Chiang, d'après "Last Winter" de Tong Nien
  • Photo
    Yang Wei-han
  • Montage
    Chen Bo-wen
  • Son
    Tu Duu-chih
  • Musique
    Chyi Chin & The Red Band
  • Interprétation
    Vicky Wei, King Jieh-wen, Chang Ching-ju, Tsai Chen-nan
  • Production
    Hou Hsiao-ming Films Ltd.
  • Support de projection
    35 mm

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