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Time Out says

Huang's follow-up to the exceptional Too Young is an ambitious short feature that tries to construct a bird's-eye panorama of contemporary Taiwan. An illegal immigrant from Mainland China reaches Taipei and is taken for A-Xiang, a cab driver who went missing while flying a light plane two years ago. He nervously assumes A-Xiang's identity and begins driving his taxi. His story is cross-cut with two others, one about a young motorcycle courier, the other about a betelnut vendor who works as an extra in a crummy movie and then (without trying) picks up a surrogate family. And we eventually catch up with the real A-Xiang, who crashed his plane and began a new life with one of Taiwan's aboriginal tribes. Wittily observed and skilfully put together, but as a state-of-the-nation sketch of a troubled island it's too slight to add up.
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Release Details

  • Duration:56 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Huang Min-Chen Huang Mingzheng
  • Screenwriter:Huang Min-Chen
  • Cast:
    • An Yuan-Liang
    • Mo Tzu-Yi
    • Liu Yu-Yi
    • Chang Feng-Shu
    • Luo Yi-Hsuan
    • Chou Heng-Yin
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