Au Revoir Taipei

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Au Revoir Taipei
Au Revoir Taipei Poster.jpg
Directed by Arvin Chen
Produced by In-Ah Lee
Wei-Jan Liu
Michelle Cho
Oi Leng Lui
Wim Wenders (Executive Producer)
Written by Arvin Chen
Starring Jack Yao
Amber Kuo
Lawrence Ko
Frankie Gao
Music by Du-Che Tu
Cinematography Michael Fimognari
Edited by Justin Guerrieri
Distributed by Atom Cinema
Beta Cinema
Release date(s)
  • 14 February 2010 (2010-02-14) (Berlinale)
  • 2 April 2010 (2010-04-02) (Taiwan)
Running time 85 minutes
Country Taiwan
Language Taiwanese
Mandarin
French
Budget NTD$30,000,000

Au Revoir Taipei (Chinese: 一頁台北) is a 2010 Taiwanese romantic comedy film set in Taipei. Au Revoir Taipei is called "One Page Taipei" in Chinese which means one night or one page in Taipei. Au Revoir Taipei is Arvin Chen's feature directorial debut. It won the "Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema" (NETPAC Prize) at the Berlin International Film Festival 2010 and was considered a box office success in Taiwan.

Plot[edit]

Kai, a lovesick young man, wants to leave Taipei in hopes of getting to Paris to be with his girlfriend. Kai spends long nights in a bookstore studying French, where Susie, a girl who works there, begins to take an interest in him. After one extra ordinary night, Kai finds the excitement and romance he was longing for are already right there in Taipei.

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

Au Revoir Taipei won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival 2010, the Jury Award at the Deauville Asian Film Festival in France, the Audience Award at the 2010 San Francisco Asian American International Film Festival,[1] the Golden Durian (Best Film) Award at the 2010 Barcelona Asian Film Festival, and Best Narrative Feature at the Asian Film Festival of Dallas.

Kuo was awarded Best New Actor at the 12th Taipei Film Festival in 2010 for her role as Susie.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Au Revoir Taipei". 2010 San Francisco Asian American Film Festival. 
  2. ^ (Chinese) Taipei Film Festival 12th Taipei Film Festival winners list Retrieved 2011-06-21

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