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Dust of Angels

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Dust of Angels (1992)

110 min - Action, Crime, Drama - 3 July 1992
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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 wants to go to America, which nearly kills the old man. The other just lays low. When things cool down a bit, they head on up to Taipei, looking for their gangster friend and sampling the gritty pleasures of the capital city's underworld and nightlife. - Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Director:  Hsu Hsiao-Ming

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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 wants to go to America, which nearly kills the old man. The other just lays low. When things cool down a bit, they head on up to Taipei, looking for their gangster friend and sampling the gritty pleasures of the capital city's underworld and nightlife. - Clarke Fountain, Rovi


Collections: Hsu Hsiao-Ming

Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

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Country:   Taiwan
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  3 July 1992

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Runtime:  1 h 50 min

A-kuo and A-tou are two teenage boys living in an industrial town in Taiwan. They spend their free time with their friend, Hsiao Kao, a stylish and charismatic gangster. When one of Hsiao Kao’s associates is murdered, the trio seeks revenge, which ultimately leads to A-kuo and A-tou being forced to go into hiding.

One of the boys dreams of going to America and expresses this to his father, who is heartbroken by the idea. Meanwhile, the other lays low, waiting for things to settle down. Eventually, they make their way to Taipei in search of their friend and to explore the city’s underworld and nightlife.

As the story unfolds, the boys experience the gritty pleasures of Taipei’s underworld and find themselves in dangerous situations. This story offers a glimpse into the world of teenage rebellion and the thrill-seeking behavior that often accompanies it, all while navigating the dangerous world of gangsters and violence.

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