Foreword by Janet Yellen
Rebels of the Neon God
Part of the Citi Series on Asian Arts and Culture.
Faces of Tsai Ming-Liang Film Series
1992, 106 min., 35mm
In Mandarin with English subtitles
The director’s first feature film, Rebels introduces us to the recurring character Xiao Kang, played by Lee Kang-Sheng, who went on to star in every Tsai film. An aimless high school delinquent, Xiao Kang roams the streets of Taipei following a stranger.
Tokyo Film Festival – Bronze Sakura award
Click here for complete information on the Faces of Tsai Ming-Liang film series (November 13-21), co-presented with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
Part of the Citi Series on Asian Arts and Culture. This film series is funded, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts.
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