The Hole (Dong) (The Last Dance) (1998)
Average Rating: 7.1/10
Reviews Counted: 10
Fresh: 8 | Rotten: 2
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1998 Wide
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 2,824
At the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, this Taiwanese-French drama won a FIPRESCI Award, given by international critics. Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang previously won top awards for his 1994 Vive l'amour (at Venice) and 1996 The River (at Berlin). High strangeness is evident in the tale, originally initiated as part of the French TV series of one-hour end-of-millennium dramas. As an epidemic spreads through Taipei, virus victims display odd symptoms. A man (Lee Kang-sheng) who runs a food store
Jan 1, 1998 Wide
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I tend to think it's good, if you can appreciate what it sets out to be. My problem is that it's representative of a type of filmmaking I can't appreciate and don't enjoy.
The humor and ennui that Tsai's vision of dystopia evokes is both unique and compelling.
If you enjoy movies that provoke 'what if?' debates afterwards in the theatre lobby, you'll dig The Hole.
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