Lianlian fengchen (Dust in the Wind)
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Lianlian fengchen (Dust in the Wind)
Master filmmaker Hou Hsiao Hsien directs this wistful story about lost love and lost innocence among Taiwan's working class. Wan (Wang Chien-wen) and Huen (Hsin Shu-feng) are high school sweethearts living in a down-and-out mining community of Jio-fen in Taiwan's backwaters. Too poor to continue their education, the two drop out of school and move to Taipei to find employment. When Wan's father learns of his son's decision, he simply says, "When you are willing to make yourself an ox, there will always be someone with a plow." Huen finds work as a seamstress. Wan… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Luminous"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Anguishing."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"The film is never able to be as moving as it is insightful."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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