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Essential Cinema: Taiwan: Straw Man

September 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

Screening Info:

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 7:30 PM

Directed by Toon Wang
Taiwan, 1987, 94 min. 35mm, Color
In Mandarin, Min Nan, and Japanese with English subtitles

Director Wang Toon is a key figure in new Taiwanese comedy. In his famous historical trilogy, of which STRAW MAN is the first film, he presents a surreal and absurd universe populated by bizarre characters. A commercial hit, despite its radical narrative experimentation and underlying political subject matter.



September 17, 2015
7:30 pm


The Marchesa Hall & Theatre
6406 N IH-35, Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States

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