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  • NI NEIBIAN JIDIAN Alternative
  • CHE ORA È, LAGGIÙ Alternative
  • WHAT TIME IS IT THERE? Alternative
  • NI NEI PIEN CHI TIEN Alternative


Hsiao-Kang makes a living selling watches in the Tapei streets. A few days after the death of his father he meets Shiang-Chyi, who is leaving for Paris the next day. To escape his family worries, Hsiao-Kang takes refuge in the memory of his meeting with Shiang-Chyi. Seeking to bridge the miles between them, he tries to set all the watches and clocks in Tapei to Paris time. Meanwhile in Paris, Shiang-Chyi confronts events that seem to be mysteriously connected to Hsiao-Kang.

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