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The River

Presented by Rice University - Rice Cinema and Rice University - Department of Visual and Dramatic Art (VADA) at Rice University - Rice Media Center/Rice Cinema, Houston TX

May 03 2014
The River

Rice Cinema presents a screening of The River, a film by Tsai Ming-liang.

Born in Kuching, Malaysia, Tsai Ming-liang graduated from the Drama and Cinema Department of the Chinese Cultural University of Taiwan and worked as a theatrical producer and TV director. His second feature film, Vive L'Amour (1994), won the Golden Lion (best picture) at the 1994 Venice Film Festival.

The River (1997; 115 min) is a movie set in Taiwan.

Xiao-kang, a young man in his early 20s, lives with his parents in near silence. He is plagued by severe neck pain. His father is bedeviled by water first leaking into his

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Rice University - Rice Media Center/Rice Cinema

Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS-549, Houston, TX 77005


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