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Winds of September (2008)

107 min - Drama - 6 June 2008
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Lin Shu-Yu's semi auto-biographical debut takes us back to 1996, during the time of the tragic Taiwan baseball scandal, an event that devastated many teenage boys. The story follows Yen and Tang and their gang through the last year of their high school life. From chasing girls to midnight skinny dipping to rooting for their favorite baseball team, they do everything together. When an accident throws Yen into a coma, their world starts falling apart.

Director:  Tom Lin

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Lin Shu-Yu's semi auto-biographical debut takes us back to 1996, during the time of the tragic Taiwan baseball scandal, an event that devastated many teenage boys. The story follows Yen and Tang and their gang through the last year of their high school life. From chasing girls to midnight skinny dipping to rooting for their favorite baseball team, they do everything together. When an accident throws Yen into a coma, their world starts falling apart.


Collections: Tom Lin

Tagline: 1996, during the time of the tragic Taiwan baseball scandal, the story follows Yen and Tang and their gang of friends through the last year of their high school life.

Genres: Drama

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Country:   Taiwan
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  6 June 2008

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Runtime:  1 h 47 min

1996, during the time of the tragic Taiwan baseball scandal, the story follows Yen and Tang and their gang of friends through the last year of their high school life.

From chasing girls after school, midnight skinny dipping at the school pool to supporting their favorite baseball team, the China Times Eagles, they did everything together, with Yen being their leader.

One night, because of an accident and the carelessness of the other boys, Yen falls into a coma and everything starts falling apart.

With guilt hovering over the other boys, conflicts surface, but Yen is not there to resolve them. Tang, not wanting to lose another friend, tries his best to become Yen, but to no avail, it only resulted in more aggression and hatred.

Like the scandalous China Times Eagles’ final fate, their friendship ended, never to return.

On the day of graduation, Tang chooses not to attend the ceremony, but to fulfill the promise he made with Yen, which is to go down south together to seek out their Baseball hero.

Upon reaching the baseball field, he finds the place empty. Empty as it is, Tang still finds the answer he came looking for…