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UW Cinematheque - New Taiwanese Restorations

Legend of the Mountain | Taiwan | 1979 | DCP | 184 min. | Mandarin with English subtitles Director: King Hu

Event Details

Date
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time
7 p.m.
Location
4070 Vilas Hall
Description
Cast: Chun Shih, Feng Hsu, Sylvia Chang From the director of A Touch of Zen and Dragon Inn comes this supernatural fable set during the 11th-century. “A scholar-errant, tasked with translating and safeguarding a Buddhist sutra involving the afterlife, loses his grasp of space and time as he wanders through a strange, haunting mountain landscape. Along the way, he encounters temptress ghosts and Taoist priests, ancient abandoned fortresses and inns, and a delirium of color, sound, and silence”
Cost
Free

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