List of Taiwanese films of the 1980s

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This is a list of films produced in Taiwan ordered by year of release. For an alphabetical list of Taiwanese films see Category:Taiwanese films

1980[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Attack Force Z Tim Burstall John Phillip Law, Ko Chun-hsiung, Mel Gibson, Sylvia Chang war drama First Australian Taiwanese co-production
Cute Girl Hou Hsiao-hsien Kenny Bee, Fong Fei Fei drama/comedy Hou's first full-length feature film

1981[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Cheerful Wind Hou Hsiao-hsien Kenny Bee, Fong Fei Fei drama/comedy

1982[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
In Our Time Tao Decheng, Edward Yang, Ko I-chen, Chang Yi Sylvia Chang drama/comedy A Taiwanese New Wave collection of film shorts
The Green, Green Grass of Home Hou Hsiao-hsien Kenny Bee drama/comedy

1983[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Growing Up Chen Kunhou Doze Niu drama
Papa, Can You Hear Me Sing Yu Kanping Sun Yueh drama
The Sandwich Man Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tseng chuang-hsiang, Wan Ren drama A Taiwanese New Wave collection of film shorts
The Boys from Fengkuei Hou Hsiao-hsien Doze Niu, Tou Chung-hua, Shih Chang drama Won the Golden Montgolfiere at the 1984 Nantes Three Continents Festival
That Day, on the Beach Edward Yang Sylvia Chang drama

1984[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
A Summer at Grandpa's Hou Hsiao-hsien drama Won the Golden Montgolfiere at the 1985 Nantes Three Continents Festival

1985[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
A Time to Live, A Time to Die Hou Hsiao-hsien drama/biography Won the FIPRESCI Prize Forum of New Cinema at the 1986 Berlin International Film Festival
Taipei Story Edward Yang Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tsai Chin drama
Kuei-mei, A Woman Chang Yi Hui-san Yang drama

1986[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
A Book of Heroes Kevin Chu Cynthia Luster, Shoji Karada martial arts Renamed Fight to Win Again for its August 1987 release in the Philippines[1]
Dust in the Wind Hou Hsiao-hsien Li Tian-lu drama
Terrorizers Edward Yang drama Won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival

1987[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Daughter of the Nile Hou Hsiao-hsien Jack Kao, Li Tian-lu, Lin Yang drama Won the Special Jury Prize at the 1987 Torino International Festival of Young Cinema
Strawman Wang Tung Kuei-mei Yang, Wen Ying drama
The Game They Called Sex Gam Gwok-Chiu, Wong Siu-Dai, Sylvia Chang Maggie Cheung, David Wu, Wakin Chau Romance

1988[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Osmanthus Alley Chen Kunhou Simon Yam, Wakin Chau, Tou Chung-hua Drama
Autumn Tempest Huang Yu-shan Drama

1989[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
A City of Sadness Hou Hsiao-hsien Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Chen Sung-young, Li Tian-lu drama Won the Golden Lion award at the 1989 Venice Film Festival, the Best Director at Golden Horse Awards
Banana Paradise Wang Tung Doze Niu, Shih Chang drama
The Dull Ice Flower Yang Li Kuo Huang Kun Hsuan, Lee Shu Chen, Chen Sung-young drama Screened at the 1989 Berlin International Film Festival
Twin Bracelets Huang Yu-shan Drama

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Opens Today". Manila Standard. Standard Publishing, Inc. 25 August 1987. p. 13. Retrieved 28 December 2018.

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