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Au revoir Taipei - Yi ye Tai bei (Flyer)

Au revoir Taipei - Yi ye Tai bei

Arvin Chen – 2010

Städte haben es in sich, charaktervolle Städte haben ihren ganz eigenen Charme. Jenem von Taiwans Hauptstadt Taipeh ist Arvin Chen auf höchst genüssliche Art auf der Spur. Die Figuren seiner Komödie sind alle aus dem Leben gegriffen und dennoch alle leicht neben dem Leben gezeichnet. Eine von ihnen verbringt halbe Nächte in einer Buchhandlung, ohne etwas zu kaufen. Kai nimmt sich dort Französischbücher vor, um diese Sprache zu lernen, denn seine Freundin ist nach Paris gezogen. „Sans vous Taipei est très triste. More

Blue Gate Crossing (Flyer)
  • Blue Gate Crossing DVD
    DVD Blue Gate Crossing
    CHF 19.00 / EUR 17.00
  • trigon-film edition 25: Taiwan DVD
    DVD trigon-film edition 25: Taiwan
    CHF 27.00 / EUR 24.00
What Time is it There? - Ni na bian ji dian (Flyer)
  • What Time is it There? - Ni na bian ji dian DVD
    DVD What Time is it There?
    CHF 19.00 / EUR 17.00
  • trigon-film edition 25: Taiwan DVD
    DVD trigon-film edition 25: Taiwan
    CHF 27.00 / EUR 24.00
Yi Yi - A One and a Two (Flyer)

Yi Yi - A One and a Two

Edward Yang – 2000

The Taiwanese filmmaker Edward Yang shows in his film Yi Yi - A One and a Two the life of a family in modern Taipei. NJ is a man in his mid-forties. He is married, a father of two children and successful in his job - still he is no longer happy with himself and with his life. While NJ starts seing his old flame again his mother-in-law is in a coma. It is NJ's eight year old son who guides us through everyday life of the family and who asks critical questions and surprises the spectators with his experiments in the water. More

Goodbye South, Goodbye - Nanguo zaijian, nanguo (Flyer)

Goodbye South, Goodbye - Nanguo zaijian, nanguo

Hsiao-hsien Hou – 1996

This movie gives us a glimpse at life in northern Taiwan. The main person is Kao, a 37-years-old man who has constantly to solve problems created by his younger brother Flat Head and his girlfriend Pretzel. As a non-stop schemer, Kao devises a plan to raise money by trading subsidized pigs to the government for cash. The ruse works, but when the temperamental Flat Head antagonizes the wrong people, the two find themselves caught up in a dangerous game of corrupt politics. More

  • Goodbye South, Goodbye - Nanguo zaijian, nanguo DVD
    DVD Goodbye South, Goodbye
    CHF 15.00 / EUR 13.00
The Puppetmaster - Hsimeng rensheng (Flyer)
A Touch of Zen (Flyer)

A Touch of Zen

King Hu – 1971

A lady fugitive on the run from corrupt government officials is joined in her endeavors by an unambitious painter and skilled Buddhist monks. More

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trigon-film is a foundation with outstanding films from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, pursuing the aim to dismantle cultural barriers and prejudices. Since its foundation in 1988, trigon has distributed more than 500 titles to Swiss cinema houses, on DVD and in its online cinema. Most of these titles remain in the trigon collection so that the access to this visual legacy is maintained. Learn more