Good Men, Good Women (Haonan Haonu)
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Good Men, Good Women (Haonan Haonu)
Hou Hsiao Hsien rounds out his loose trilogy on Taiwanese history -- The Puppet Master dealt with Japan's occupation of the island and City of Sadness focuses on Chiang Kai-shek's bloody occupation immediately following the war -- with this mediation on the anti-Communist campaign during the 1950s. The story is ostensibly about the real life events of Chiang Bi-yu (Annie Shizuka Inoh), who ventures to China with her new husband, Chung Hao-tung (Lim Giong), to join the anti-Japanese resistance along with three other friends. Once in China, they are immediately suspected of being… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Personal and historical memory intertwines with intimate and ideological passion in Hou's sinuous, meticulously constructed tableaux ..."
‑ Richard Brody, New Yorker
"A fractured tale of personal and national treachery."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"Ms. Inoh gives an inspiring performance that evokes a genuine sympathy for both of her characters."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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