Peony Birds 牡丹鳥 (1990)
Peony Birds, directed by Huang Yu-shan, is a multi-generational story about the relationship between a mother and a daughter, beginning when the daughter is a young child. Her parents’ relationship is turbulent but is disrupted one day when the father dies suddenly. The mother moves away from the countryside and becomes a career woman, in the backdrop of 1980s and 1990s Taipei. The daughter joins her in the workforce when she becomes an adult, but their relationship is far from perfect.
Hong Rong Films, B&W Film Studio