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Win Daughter of the Nile on Dual Format

Get your hands on the classic drama from Hou Hsiao-hsien.

Daughter of the Nile
Credit: Eureka Entertainment

Eureka Entertainment to release Daughter of the Nile, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s compelling drama set amidst a world of young people and petty gangsters, as part of the Masters of Cinema Series in a Dual-Format (Blu-ray and DVD) edition on 22 May 2017.

Daughter of the Nile

Credit: Eureka Entertainment

Taiwanese auteur Hou Hsiao-hsien (The Assassin, Three Times, Flight of the Red Balloon) followed up his highly acclaimed Coming of Age trilogy of films with Daughter of the Nile, a rich and poignant drama about a young woman struggling to support her family amidst the violent and neon-soaked milieu of 1980’s Taipei.

Lin (Lin Hsiao-yang) works as a waitress in a fried chicken restaurant, attends night school and pines after her brother’s friend, local gigolo Ah-sang (Fan Yang). Increasingly constrained by the casual brutality of the world around her, Lin finds escape imagining herself as the titular Daughter of the Nile, a character from her favourite manga series.

Based on the personal experiences of screenwriter, Chu T’ien-wen (Millennium Mambo; Goodbye South, Goodbye; City of Sadness) Daughter of the Nile is a profoundly moving observation of marginalised youth. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present the film from a new 4K restoration, available for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD in a new Dual-Format edition.

Daughter of the Nile, Rich and poignant drama about a young woman struggling to support her family amidst the violent and neon-soaked milieu of 1980’s Taipei, is released in a definitive Dual-format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition on 22 May 2017, and is available to purchase here http://amzn.to/2mcjlkD

To celebrate the release we’ve got 3 copies to give away to our readers. To be in with a chance of winning, answer one simple question below:

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The competition closes at 23.59 (GMT) on Sunday 28th May 2017.

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