Daughter of the Nile

1987, 91m, 4K DCP, Taiwan

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened October 27–November 16, 2017

Hou Hsiao-hsien returns to the terrain of contemporary youth experience with pop star Yang Lin as a teenager who escapes her fraught family situation into the fantasy world of a Japanese comic book in which a female time traveler in ancient Egypt falls in love with a pharaoh—echoing her own infatuation with her brother’s gigolo associate. An artfully subdued and unostentatiously refined portrait of nocturnal teenage anomie by one of cinema’s giants. A Cohen Film Collection release

In Mandarin with English subtitles

Official Selection: Venice Film Festival, New York Film Festival

U.S. theatrical premiere engagement of 30th anniversary 4K restoration

A film by Hou Hsiao-hsien

It’s hard to imagine a more necessary screening experience this fall.”

The Village Voice