By Yi-An LOU


Drama - Completed 2013

Between people, between people and the land
Just like this small town in Southern Taiwan,
their lives are being evaluated by the social conventions.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • TAIWAN
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 112 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Yi-An LOU
    • Writer(s)
    • Yi-An LOU
    • Producer(s)
    • Eric YEH (The 3rd Vision Films )
    • Synopsis
    • man chooses to leave the city and goes back to his hometown in the countryside. However, he finds that his dream of being a farmer is shattered as the property developers have flocked into this small town in Southern Taiwan. Consequently, the farmland is taken over by holiday homes and villas, which not only look incongruous in the landscape but have destroyed the serenity. A woman who left home lives in one of the villas. She has been trapped in the house both physically and mentally until she meets the man. Their encounter is about to change everything…
      Hakka, a dialect spoken by the Hakka people in Taiwan, is the main language in this film. It originated in Guangdong Province as well as Western and Southern Fujian Province in China. According to a survey carried out in 1993, the dialect is spoken by 2.36 million people and is one of the major languages spoken in Taiwan.