今天不回家 | Tonight Nobody Goes Home

Tonight Nobody Goes Home

A funny, light weight comedy from Sylvia Chang. We all know that yawning is contagious, but to the Chen family contagiousness extends to taking on an extra-marital affair. Gua Ah-leh is at the movie’s centre: she shines as Lung’s wife, who finds she has a thing or two to learn from the gigolo after Lung blithely. Lang Hisung plays old dentist for broad comedy (showing a different side from his starring roles in Ang Lee’s films); he is sixty years old but still physically fit and full of charisma. He wants to be able to experience the vitality of a burning passion for one last once. leaves her. The extra-familial affair is discovered.

Directed by Sylvia Chang | Starring : Sihung Lung, Ya-lei Kuei, Winston Chao, Rene Liu, Jordan Chan | Presented at Toronto Film Festival, Singapore Film Festival

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饮食男女 | Eat Drink Man Woman

Eat Drink Man Woman

Trouble is cooking for widower and master chef Chu who’s about to discover that no matter how dazzling and delicious his culinary creations might be, they’re no match for the libidinous whims of his three beautiful but rebellious daughters. A master in the kitchen, Chu is at a loss when it comes to the ingredients of being a father. Every Sunday, he whips up a delicacy of dishes for his ungrateful daughters, who are so self-consumed that they don’t see his attempt at showing them love – gastronomically. So, as relationships sour and communications break down, Chu concocts a sure-fire recipe that will bring his family back together: He creates his own love affair to rival his daughters’ affections!

Directed by Ang Lee | Starring : Sihung Lung, Chien-lien Wu, Kuei-Mei Yang, Sylvia Chang, Winston Chao | Presented at Cannes Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, San Sebastian Film Festival, London Film Festival

喜宴 | The Wedding Banquet

The Wedding Banquet

A pair of Chinese-Caucasian gay couple, two Taiwan traditional parents and a girl who is willing to have a deceiving marriage for a green card have joined together and become a story full of love and sensibility. Director Ang Lee has entwined all the controversial issues of that time in a realistic and spontaneous way, which has probed into the issues like clashes between a grow-in-the-west son and the Chinese’s desire to look for freedom at all cost. Starting with all the dilemmas and ending with their unspoken compromises, the love and understanding among the family has been impenetrated throughout the movie, wich has shown the excellent filming technique of Director Ang Lee.

Directed by Ang Lee | Starring : Winston Chao, Ya-lei Kuei, Sihung Lung, May Chin, Mitchell Lichtenstein | Presented at Berlin Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival