1895 (film)

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1895 poster.jpg
Taiwan Poster
Directed by Hong Zhiyu
Starring Cheryl Yang
Lee Chia-yin
James Wen
Music by Deon Lee
Jeffrey Cheng
Distributed by 20th Century Fox Taiwan
Release dates
  • November 7, 2008 (2008-11-07)
Running time
110 minutues
Country Taiwan
Language Hakka
Budget $2 million

1895 or Blue Brave: The Legend of Formosa 1895 (Chinese: 1895乙未) is a Taiwanese Hakka film based on the Japanese Invasion of Taiwan in 1895, with emphasis on the Hakka fighters and their families in the conflict. The film has a limited budget of 60 000 000 TWD (approximately 2 000 000 USD), with roughly half of it provided by the Council for Hakka Affairs of the Executive Yuan.[1] The film was released on November 7, 2008 and was the highest grossing Taiwanese film in that year.


The film won the Best Drama Series award in the Asian Television Awards in 2009.