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Taipei Exchanges

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Director:Hsiao Ya-chuan

10/25 10:45- 10/27 19:15-

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82min Chinese Color 35mm | 2010 Taiwan | 

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Taiwanese Cinema Renaissance: New Breeze of the Rising Generation
Co-Organizers: Taipei Film Commission, Government Information Office, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan


Doris' Café has been turned upside down by her sister Josie, who exchanges things with customers as an attraction. One day a man brings something for exchange, which will change Doris' life...


Doris's Café is a homey space where the aroma of coffee and home-baked desserts fills the air. The café is meant to be as elegant as its owner, Doris, but has been turned upside down by her sister, Josie. Ignoring Doris's protest, Josie starts exchanging goods with customers in the shop which becomes the biggest attraction of the shop. One day a man walks in. He brings stories from different cities to exchange something special. These exotic tales fill Doris's mind with beautiful images. What Doris is willing to give up for exchanges these tales?

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10/25 10:45 - 12:07 (82min.)

Advance Tickets ¥1300(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1500(Tax included)


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10/27 19:15 - 20:37 (82min.)

Advance Tickets ¥1300(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1500(Tax included)


* Please note that the screening schedule, Q&A and Greeting from the Stage are subject to change. The stage appearances of guests and scheduled closing time of the show may change according to circumstances.

* Advance Tickets can be purchased by telephone/internet and from convenience stores (CircleKSunkus, Lawson) and playguide on First-come basis.

* Please be forewarned that the number of Tickets at the Door is limited. Tickets at the Door can be only purchased two tickets per person. You are kindly requested not to form a queue before the theater in the late-evening.

Hsiao Ya-chuan

Hisao Ya-chuan, graduated from Fine Art Department of the National Institute of Arts, has been working in commercial since 1994 and won several commercial awards. He worked with Hou Hsiao-hsien as 1st AD in Flower of Shanghai. His debut film Mirror Image was selected in Director's Fortnight at Cannes 2001 and won numerous awards. Taipei Exchanges is his second feature film.

グイ・ルンメイ    チャン・ハン    リン・チェンシー    Editor:Tao Chu-chun    Sound:Tu Du-che    Music:Summer Lei    Music:Ho Zhi-jian    :

Gwei Lun-mei    Chang Han    Zaizai Lin    

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