The Early films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

We are proud to present the opportunity to see some of the works that established Hou Hsiao-hsien as a major figure in Taiwanese cinema. Curated by HOME, Manchester, with the support of the Ministry of Culture, Republic of China (Taiwan).

Dust in the Wind

In hope of a better life, two young high school sweethearts, Ah-yun (Hsin Shu-fen) and Wan (Chien-wen Wang), decide to leave their desolate mining hometown and head for Taipei.
30 September 2023
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Taipei Story

One of the key films of the New Taiwan Cinema of the 1980s, Taipei Story brings together three of the most significant figures of the movement: Edward Yang, Chu Tʻien-wen and Hou Hsiao-hsien.
07 October 2023
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