Cheerful Wind (1981) Feng er ti ta cai

Cheerful Wind (1981) Feng er ti ta cai

Cheerful Wind (1981)
WEB-Dl | AVI | 640x464 | XviD @ 682 Kbps | 91 min | 699 Mb
Audio: Mandarin (官话) AC3 2.0 @ 384 Kbps | Subs: English (srt)
Genre: Drama, Romance

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
Writers: Yao Chiung, Hsiao-Hsien Hou
Stars: Fei Fei Feng, Kenny Bee, Anthony Chan

The pop-star leads from Hou’s first feature, Cute Girl, are reunited in the director’s follow-up, a brisk work of bubble-gum romance that begins to experiment with the rules of the genre. This time, Taiwanese singing sensation Feng Fei-fei plays Hsing-hui, a trendy photographer visiting a seaside village in Penghu with her successful boss/fiancé. When she happens upon a flute-playing medic blinded in an ambulance crash (Kenny Bee), sparks fly, songs are sung, and she’s left with the tough decision of who to say “I do” to. Despite the eye-rolling premise, Hou infuses the film with enough formal ingenuity (long takes, telephoto lenses, on-location shooting) that a case can be made for its auteurial significance.

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Cheerful Wind (1981) Feng er ti ta cai

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