Daughter of the Nile (Ni luo he nu er) Reviews

April 17, 2018
The film, a gorgeous exploration of life on the margins of Taipei society, doesn't have much in the way of a propulsive plot, but it makes up for that with rich atmosphere and characters that feel so real, you'll swear you just saw them walk by.
November 3, 2017
Daughter of the Nile represents something special: the kind of modestly crafted masterpiece a director makes just before he comes into recognition of his own stature.
November 1, 2017
[Hou Hsia-hsein's] observation of the fading, if garish, Taipei of the 1980s through the eyes of an as-yet-unformed young woman who has suffered tragedy and expects to suffer more endows the film with special poignancy.
October 26, 2017
It's a quintessential modern family tragedy we walk into like uninvited and invisible guests.
October 26, 2017
Its inscrutability is essential to its power as narrative and its beauty as cinema.