The Boys from Fengkuei

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
The Boys from Fengkuei
Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Written by Chu T’ien-wen
Starring Doze Niu
Lin Xiuling
Tou Chung-Hua
Chang Shih
Cinematography Chen Kunhou
Edited by Liao Ching-song
Release date
Running time
102 minutes
Country Taiwan
Language Mandarin/Taiwanese

The Boys from Fengkuei (also known as All the Youthful Days) (Chinese: 風櫃來的人; pinyin: Fēngguì lái de rén) is a 1983 film directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien.


Ah-Ching (Doze Niu) and his friends have just finished school in their island fishing village, Fengkuei, and now spend most of their time drinking and fighting. Three of them decide to go to the port city of Kaohsiung to look for work. They find an apartment through relatives, and Ah-Ching is attracted to the girlfriend of a neighbor. There they face the harsh realities of the big city and of growing up.


The film won the Golden Montgolfiere at the 1984 Nantes Three Continents Festival.

External links[edit]