Taiwan 2021, 19 min, Mandarin Chinese, English subtitles

Inspired by the Chinese 1940s song “The Beautiful Night is Slipping Away,” acclaimed filmmaker Tsai Ming-Liang captures a night on the streets of Hong Kong. At the heart of the bustling commercial district, the camera makes brief stops to observe the city, which remains ever in motion.

Previous Festivals: Venice, Kaohsiung Film Festival, Vilnius IFF, Curtas Vila do Conde IFF, JEONJU IFF

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Screening Schedule:
  • Fri 27.05 | 12:00 | Cinematheque 2
  • Tue 31.05 | 19:00 | Cinematheque 5
  • Watch Online | The film will be available From May 26th until June 5th

Tsai is the most sensual, sensitive and sombre filmmaker of this generation. His films often absent of narrative and dialogue and composed of slow and long takes, present life in its truest form, showing us the helplessness of humans, their desire, emptiness and loneliness.

Production: Claude Wang
Production Company: Homegreen Films
Editing: Chang Jhong-Yuan
Cinematography: Tsai Ming-Liang

Source: Homegreen Films