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The Personals 徵婚啟事 (1998)

Romance, Comedy, Drama 1h 45m

Du Jia-zhen is a 29-year-old eye doctor at a hospital, who decides to quit her job and find a husband. She places a personal ad in the newspaper, searching for a potential match to distract herself from recent heartbreak. The film depicts the urban dating scene of Taipei in the 1990s in all of its absurdity and hideousness, conveying humour through humiliation and evoking sympathy for the strangest people.

Director

CHEN Kuo-Fu

Screenwriter

CHEN Kuo-Fu

Screenwriter

CHEN Shih-Chieh

Languages

Taiwanese, Mandarin

Subtitles

English

Country

Taiwan

Studios

Central Motion Picture Coporation, Zoom Hunt International