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The River (1997)

The River
7.8 Rating
(23 ratings)
7.4 IMDB rating

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Tien Miao

Tien Miao

Father
Kang-sheng Lee

Kang-sheng Lee

Kang-Sheng, Xiao-Kang
Yi-Ching Lu

Yi-Ching Lu

Mother
Ann Hui

Ann Hui

Director
Chao-jung Chen

Chao-jung Chen

Anonymous Man
Shiao-Lin Lu

Shiao-Lin Lu

Mother's lover
Kuei-Mei Yang

Kuei-Mei Yang

Girl in Hotel


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Yi-chun Tsai

Yi-chun Tsai



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Description: In Taiwan, Xiao-kang, a young man in his early 20s, lives with his parents in near silence. He is plagued by severe neck pain. His father is bedeviled by water first leaking into his bedroom and then flooding the apartment; rain is incessant. Xiao-kang's mother is overcome by sexual longing for her son, sometimes making seemingly ince ... (more)
Release date: 7 August 1997
UPC: 720917534725
Taiwan (4), 1990s (2), Drama (2), Father Son Relationship (1), Mother Son Relationship (1), Asia (1), Isolation (1), Alienation (1), East Asia (1), (1), '90 (1), Gay Aspect (1), China (1), 1997 (1), Pain (1), Coming Of Age (1)
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