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A.k.a.
A City of Sadness
Year
1989
Runtime
157 min.
Director
Hsiao-hsien Hou
Genres
Drama, History
Rating *
7.8
Votes *
3,345
Checks
1,126
Favs
91
Dislikes
11
Favs/checks
8.1% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. Liv Ullmann's avatar

    Liv Ullmann

    I loved the music, the atmosphere and the scenery. Simple but solid, moving story. Besides, Tony Leung's performance was brilliant from my point of view. Provided that you like drama packed history worth the watch. 9 years 7 months ago
  2. mightysparks's avatar

    mightysparks

    Well that's silly, if you go by that reasoning then no-one should be able to favourite it either. 12 years 10 months ago
  3. rehimmel's avatar

    rehimmel

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkIn5V_Yhuo 1 year 7 months ago
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In 10 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #1 in BIFF's Asian Cinema 100
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  2. This movie ranks #1 in Golden Horse's 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films
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  3. This movie ranks #5 in HKFA's The Best 100 Chinese Motion Pictures
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  4. This movie ranks #31 in Venice Film Festival - Golden Lion
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  5. This movie ranks #159 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  6. This movie ranks #197 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  7. This movie ranks #418 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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    418
  8. This movie ranks #646 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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    646
  9. This movie ranks #797 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  10. This movie ranks #840 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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