Daughter of the Nile (DVD)

Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien

Release Year: 1987
Running Time: 93
UPC: 7 41952 84239 2
Color Type: Color
Country: Taiwan
Language: Mandarin (English subtitles)
Genres: Drama
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Cast
Lin Yang
Jack Kao

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Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien

A rediscovered gem in the filmography of Hou Hsiao-hsien (The Assassin, Three Times, Flight of the Red Balloon), Daughter of the Nile is a neon-lit, contemporary drama named after a Japanese manga series. With Hou's gentle but keen observation, the film follows a young woman and her brother as they float along the periphery of the Taipei underworld, intriguingly blending the gangster tale with mood-drenched introspective drama. Based on the personal experiences of screenwriter, Chu T'ien-wen (Millennium Mambo; Goodbye South, Goodbye; City of Sadness) Daughter of the Nile is a profoundly moving observation of marginalized youth. A 4K restoration.

"Slick and delightfully offbeat."-- The Washington Post


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