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Small Talk (2016) (DVD) (2-Disc Edition) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version)That Day, on the Beach (1983) (Blu-ray) (Digitally Remastered) (Limited Edition) (Taiwan Version)Mom Thinks I'm Crazy to Marry a Japanese Guy (2017) (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version)
  • Small Talk (2016) (DVD) (2-Disc Edition) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version) DVD Region 3 Hou Hsiao Hsien (Producer) | Huang Hui Zhen (Director)
    Taiwan director Huang Hui Chen seeks to understand and communicate with her mother A-nu, a lesbian Taoist priestess, in the intimate and meditative documentary Small Talk. Through interviews, conversations and home video shot over two decades, the film slowly explores the various aspects of A-nu's life and identity as a lover, a friend, a priestess and an absent mother who has left Huang with years of unanswered questions and pain. Produced by Hou Hsiao Hsien, Small Talk premiered in the Panorama sidebar of the 67th Berlin Film Festival.

    This edition includes the short film The Priestess Walks Alone and its behind-the-scenes.

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  • That Day, on the Beach (1983) (Blu-ray) (Digitally Remastered) (Limited Edition) (Taiwan Version) Blu-ray Region All Sylvia Chang (Actor) | Terry Hu (Actor) | Xiao Hu Dou (Actor) | Xu Ming (Actor)
    One of the most revered directors of Taiwanese cinema, Edward Yang made his feature debut in 1983 with That Day, on the Beach. Featuring cinematography by Christopher Doyle, the Taiwanese New Wave classic stars Sylvia Chang and Terry Hu as old friends whose reminiscences and flashbacks gradually reveal their turbulent lives. That Day, on the Beach has been digitally remastered and re-released to mark the tenth anniversary of Yang's passing.

    Concert pianist Wei Jing (Terry Hu) returns to Taiwan for a performance, and re-encounters her old friend Jia Lei (Sylvia Chang). In a café, the two catch up and look back on their youth in their provincial hometown. Back then, Wei Jing and Jia Lei's brother Jia Sen were lovers, but they were forced to break up because of the disapproval of Jia Lei's father. Losing faith in love, Wei Jing ended up going overseas to study and became a renowned musician, but the emptiness in her heart remains. Meanwhile, Jia Lei pushes back against her father's arranged marriage after witnessing her brother's unhappiness. She runs away from home, marries her college sweetheart and creates a family in Taipei. However, things begin to change after her husband's career takes off. When Jia Lei learns that her husband may have been found dead on a beach, she realizes that her marriage had already unraveled a while ago.

    This edition comes with a photobook, a behind-the-scenes magazine interview, a commemorative film still and special features (2015 Golden Horse Film Festival talk, trailer).

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  • Mom Thinks I'm Crazy to Marry a Japanese Guy (2017) (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Taiwan Version) DVD Region 3 Nakano Yuta (Actor) | Chien Man Shu (Actor) | Lotus Wang (Actor) | Don Li (Actor)
    Directed by Yachida Akihisa (Tsumasaki no Uchu), the amusingly titled Japanese-Taiwanese romantic comedy Mom Thinks I'm Crazy to Marry a Japanese Guy is based on a book written by Mr. and Mrs. Mogi about their experiences as a cross-cultural couple. Taiwan actress Chien Man Shu (When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep) and Japanese actor Nakano Yuta (Far Away, So Close) charm as Yi Han and Mogi, who meet through Facebook. What starts out as casual chats and language exchange begins to bloom into romance. After graduating college, Yi Han decides to go to Japan for a working holiday in order to fulfill her own personal dream and to be closer to Mogi. Before she leaves, Yi Han's mother especially warns her that she absolutely cannot marry to Japan. However, Yi Han has already made up her mind to be with Mogi.
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