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Island Etude (Lian xi qu) (2006)

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Release Date: Nov 22, 2006 Wide

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A young man with a bike sets out on an once-in-a-lifetime trip in this road movie from Taiwanese filmmaker Chen Huai-en. Ming (Tung Ming-hsiang) is a college student who born with serious hearing loss, though despite his handicap he has taught himself to play guitar by feel. With a few weeks off from classes, Ming is in the mood for an adventure, so he hops on his bicycle and pedals around the coastal perimeter of Taiwan, starting at the port city of Kaohsiung. As Ming literally travels around

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While Island Etude will obviously have special resonance for Taiwanese viewers, anyone can take something away from Ming's grueling, poetic journey.

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