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  • L' ÎSLE DU CHAGRIN Alternative


Story originates in anti-government activism in 1970s Taiwan. Believing her dissident lover has been executed, Lin-lang throws herself into urban terrorism to avenge his death. After many years in prison, she is freed only to discover that her lover was pardoned and is now married with a young child and middle-class values. As she tries to reconstruct her past, she finds family and friends have aged and settled down. With love and ideals gone, she has to face her life alone.

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