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5 June 2019: The End of the Track


The End of the Track
Mou Tun-fei, 1970, 91 min
Mandarin with English subtitles

Banned during the Kuomintang regime for its homosexual undercurrents and likely for its political overtones, The End of the Track is a landmark in Taiwanese cinema. Friends Tong and Yong-sheng are inseparable. When Yong-sheng dies in an accident, Tong’s life plunges into darkness.

Part of Aperture: Asia & Pacific Film Festival 2019

With thanks to Taiwan Film Institute for supporting this screening.