Yang Lin (left) and Jack Kao play siblings in the film Daughter of the Nile.

Flashback: Daughter of the Nile (1987) – Hou Hsiao-hsien’s dysfunctional family drama a snapshot of Taipei in transition

Overlooked until a recent digital restoration, the film demonstrates many of the director’s strengths; unlike his other work around that time, it is set in contemporary Taipei rather than Taiwan’s rural past

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Yang Lin (left) and Jack Kao play siblings in the film Daughter of the Nile.
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