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Darkness and Light

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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 42 min.
  • Genres: Coming-of-Age, Family Drama, Drama


Taiwanese filmmaker Chang Tso-chi directed this restrained melodrama about a young girl's love and loss in the northern city of Keelung. Kang-yi is a beautiful, precocious teenager whose brother is mentally challenged and whose father and aunt are blind. With her help as guide and caregiver, her father runs a successful business as a masseur. In spite of her numerous responsibilities, Kang-yi develops a crush on a gangster's handsome godson, Ah Ping, who just moved into her building. The aggressively...more