Goodbye South, Goodbye
Goodbye South, Goodbye (1996)

Produced by the Japanese Shochiku Company, this Taiwanese drama follows the lives of two generations of Taipei residents. Kao is a gangster, while divorcee/single mother/bar hostess Ying is his girl friend. Kao's closest friend is rock… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 1, 1996
DVD Release Date: February 19, 2002
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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Hou brilliantly evokes the isolation of a generation hopelessly cut off from its past.

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Jeremy Heilman

What's most impressive about Goodbye South Goodbye is the way in which the film seems so completely disenchanted with the antics of its protagonists.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Another slow moving but electrically penetrating film by one of the world's best directors, Hou Hsiao-hsien.

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