A Time to Live and a Time to Die [Tóngnián wangshì]

Directed By: Hsiao-Hsien Hou

1985 / MandarinHakka / 138 mins

The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan, living through the deaths of his father, mother and grandmother.

IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt0090185

The trailer below is provided for reference and connects to a non-BYU site. International Cinema is not responsible for the content.

Screened Semesters:

  • 1991 Winter
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