The River

  • 1997
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

It's fitting that cinema's most eloquent poet of loneliness should also be its most reticent. Few words are spoken in the films of Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang, yet they speak volumes about alienation, isolation and the desperate, rarely successful search for intimacy in contemporary Taipei. This 1997 film — the closest Tsai has come so far to...read more

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: It's fitting that cinema's most eloquent poet of loneliness should also be its most reticent. Few words are spoken in the films of Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang, yet they speak volumes about alienation, isolation and the desperate, rarely successful s… (more)

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