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THE BRIGHT SIDE: TAIWAN'S COMEDY RENAISSANCE - STRAW MAN
Sept 17, 2015
Directed by Toon Wang (Wang Tong)
Taiwan, 1987, 94 min, 35mm, Color
In Mandarin, Min Nam, and Japanese with English subtitles
Director Wang Toon is a key figure in new Taiwanese comedy. In his famous historical trilogy, of which STRAW MAN is the first film, he presents a surreal and absurd universe populated by bizarre characters. A commercial hit, despite its radical narrative experimentation and underlying political subject matter.
$10 General Admission · $7 AFS MAKE & WATCH Members · Free for AFS LOVE & Premiere Members* Free for students.
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