A City of Sadness
# 1714  A City of Sadness (1989, Hsiao-hsien Hou)  Ranked # 1714
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AKA Beiqing chengshi
Released 1989   (original release year)   Release Dates - IMDB
Director Hsiao-hsien Hou
Country Taiwan
Starring Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Jack Kao, Li Tian-lu, Sung Young Chen
Genres Drama / War / Period Film
Language Taiwanese
Color Color
Selected by
BFI Sight and Sound Top Ten Poll 2002  -  #26  (6 votes)
BFI Sight and Sound Top Ten Poll 2012  -  #62  (16 votes)
Jonathan Rosenbaum : 1000 Essential FilmsBook
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die : 2004, 2007, 2011Book
Venice International Film Festival  -  1989 Golden Lion of San Marco Winner