Cast & Crew
Two theatre troupes compete for the same stage for the dress rehearsals of their respective plays--one a melodrama, the other a costume farce--creating a subtle metaphor for the often funny yet bitterly absurd relationship between Taiwan and mainland China.
Taiwan's official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (1992).
Shown at Florida Film Festival in Orlando June 3-12, 1994.
Shown at Kobe Film Festival (Asia Films Fair) in Japan November 1-30, 1996.
Shown at New Directors/New Films series in New York City March 19 - April 4, 1993.
Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 7-17, 1993.
Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (Young Cinema Competition) September 25 - October 4, 1992.