The Personals (1998 Taiwanese film)

The Personals is a 1998 Taiwanese comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Chen Kuo-fu, based on Jade Y. Chen's 1992 novel of the same name. The film follows a career woman (Rene Liu) as she encounters a diverse bunch of men after placing a personal advertisement in the newspaper. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Liu won Best Actress at the 1999 Asia-Pacific Film Festival.[2]

The Personals
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Traditional
Simplified
MandarinZhēng Hūn Qǐ Shì
LiterallyMarriage Wanted
Directed byChen Kuo-fu
Screenplay by
Based onMarriage Wanted
by Jade Y. Chen
Produced byHsu Li-kong
StarringRene Liu
CinematographyHo Nan-hong
Edited byChang Dar-lung
Production
company
Release date
  • 13 March 1998 (1998-03-13)
Running time
104 minutes
CountryTaiwan
LanguageMandarin

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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Personals". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 10 October 2009.
  2. ^ Lee, Daw-ming (2013). Historical Dictionary of Taiwan Cinema. The Scarecrow Press. p. 272. ISBN 978-0-8108-6792-5.

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