Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>23, 2024, Nantes - France

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The time to live and the time to die
(Tong nien wang shi)

by HOU Hsiao-Hsien

Grandmother used to call the boy Ah Ha. He was her favourite. One afternoon, not long after the family settled in Taiwan, she took him on a trip to the country to find the road back to China. “The road to the mainland is straight, she said. You go to the river dike, cross the bridge, and there’s a patch of yellow vegetables. Go through the vegetables fields, over by the bamboo forest, and there’s our home…”

  • Titre français
    Un temps pour vivre, un temps pour mourir
  • Original title
    Tong nien wang shi
  • Titre international
    The time to live and the time to die
  • Scénario
    Chu Ten Wen, Hou Hsiao-hsien
  • Photo
    Di-Ping Pin
  • Montage
    Wang Chi Yang
  • Musique
    Chen Jian Hua
  • Interprétation
    Tien Fong, Mei Fang, Tang Ru Yun, Hsiao Ai, You An Hsun
  • Production
    Central Motion Pictures, Yi Fu Films

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