AU REVOIR TAIPEI

By Arvin CHEN

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Comedy - Completed 2009

A lovesick young man is leaving Taipei in hopes of getting to Paris, but over the course of one extraordinary night, finds the excitement and romance he was longing for is already there.

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Berlinale - Berlin IFF 2010
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    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Comedy, Romance
    • Countries
    • TAIWAN
    • Languages
    • MANDARIN, TAIWANESE
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Arvin CHEN
    • Writer(s)
    • Arvin CHEN
    • Producer(s)
    • In-Ah LEE (greenskyfilms, inc.), Wei-Jan LIU (Atom Cinema)
    • Synopsis
    • Kai, a lovesick young Taiwanese, yearns to be with his girlfriend, who's gone to Paris. After finishing his daily work in his parents' street restaurant, he tries to learn French in a local bookstore where he meets the sweet bookshop employee Susie. In need of money for the ticket to Paris and afraid of losing his girlfriend, he accepts a dubious offer. It is the beginning of a wild night for Kai, at the end of which he realizes that leaving Taipei and Susie would only drive him away from true love.
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