The Silent Thrush (1982)

Directed by Sheng-fu Cheng
Taiwan : 100 minutes : Drama
Backstage lesbian romance between a young girl who joins a Taiwanese opera company and the company's leading lady highlight this portrait of theater life in modern Taiwan. The young woman finds the opera company not at all what she expects: audiences are deserting the opera, the program now includes less than respectable girly shows, and the star's long-time lover is intensely jealous of her. In Hokkien and Mandarin with English subtitles.

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