A-kuo and A-tou are teen-aged boys living in an industrial town in Taiwan. When they are not in school, they generally hang out with their buddy Hsiao Kao, a very stylish and charismatic younger gangster who enjoys their company and support. When one of Hsia Kao’s gangland patrons is gunned down, the trio set out to revenge the killing. As a result, the two teens are forced into hiding. One boy tells his dad he … Read more
Set in the decadent 1920s, Temptress Moon tells the very complicated story of a wealthy family living on the outskirts of Shanghai. Their youngest daughter, Ruyi, is brought up as a servant to her opium-addicted father and brother. Meanwhile, her brother-in-law Zhongliang has a successful, if illegal, career seducing and blackmailing married women in the city. When he comes to Ruyi’s home the two fall in love, and trouble ensues.
A story of Lin Rilang, a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart, gives all his efforts to collect money for his son’s operation. Lin Rilang (played by Xiao Yang), his wife A Ling, and his son Xiao Chong have been living a poor but happy life until his son Xiao Chong suddenly needs treatment. After many setbacks, the desperate Lin Rilang decides to let go in order to save his … Read more