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Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung, the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred by his experiences in the war, ends up in an insane asylum. Deaf-mute photographer Wen-ching, the youngest brother, decides to make a stand and fight the Kuomintang government from China that is assuming power.

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A Cidade do Desencanto, A City Of Sadness, Die Stadt der Traurigkeit, I poli tis thlipsis, A szomorúság városa, La città dolente, Hijô jôshi, Miasto smutku, A Cidade da Dor, Sorgens stad, Bei cing cheng shih, Bei qing cheng shi, Beiqíng chéngshì, Bi Tình Thành Thị

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