Newly Restored


Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien

Taiwan, 2001, 1h 59min, DCP, In Mandarin with English subtitles

Newly Restored

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX, 78752


$13.50 evening / $11 matinee

$4 discounts for AFS MAKE & WATCH members. Free for LOVE & Premiere members.

AISD educator/local high school & college student discount: $4 off
(Available at the box office only with valid employment/school ID. Not eligible for use on special screenings or events.)

“Opens with a vision of the sublime … The visual pleasures are enormous and often deeply touching.”
Los Angeles Times

“A slow burn of profound sadness salved by some of Hou’s most breath-catchingly beautiful passages to date.”
Village Voice

“Sordid yet transcendent, bathed in neon haze and set to a relentless techno-beat, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s MILLENNIUM MAMBO is not only the most pop movie the great Taiwanese filmmaker has ever made but, intermittently, among the most astonishingly beautiful.”
New York Times

The young hearts of Taipei throb to a techno beat in esteemed Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien’s neon-dipped tale of a rudderless bar hostess (the luminous Shu Qi) adrift between two men, the volatile and listless Hao-Hao and an enigmatic gangster, Jack (Jack Kao).

Presented in conjunction with HHH: A PORTRAIT OF HOU HSIAO-HSIEN on April 9.



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