The Wayward Cloud

Overview

The subjects of love, sex, and lust in modern-day Taiwan are given a surreal, kaleidoscopic treatment in Tsai Ming-Liang's experimental feature film. The Wayward Cloud contains no plot per se, but rather a succession of strange set pieces in which young lovers connect, disconnect, and attempt to find each other amidst a city water shortage. Consisting of nearly no dialogue, the film mixes the outrageous, the explicit, and the banal in a more radically experimental fashion than ...
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Overview

The subjects of love, sex, and lust in modern-day Taiwan are given a surreal, kaleidoscopic treatment in Tsai Ming-Liang's experimental feature film. The Wayward Cloud contains no plot per se, but rather a succession of strange set pieces in which young lovers connect, disconnect, and attempt to find each other amidst a city water shortage. Consisting of nearly no dialogue, the film mixes the outrageous, the explicit, and the banal in a more radically experimental fashion than the director's previous efforts.
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Special Features

Original theatrical trailer and trailers from other films by Strand Releasing
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/10/2008
  • UPC: 712267280728
  • Original Release: 2005
  • Rating:

  • Source: Strand Home Video
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled / Colorized
  • Time: 1:54:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 48,406

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lee Kang-Sheng
Chen Shiang-Chyi
Lu Yi-ching
Yang Juei-mei
Yang Kuei-Mei
Yozakura Sumomo
Hsiao Huan-wen
Lin Huixun
Jao Kuo-xuan
Peggy Wu Jazz Dance Company
Technical Credits
Tsai Ming-Liang Director, Screenwriter
Peggy Wu Jazz Dance Company Choreography
Tu Duu-chih Sound/Sound Designer
Sun Hui-mei Costumes/Costume Designer
Yeh Ju-Feng Production Designer
Lee Tian Jue Art Director
Yip Kam-tim Production Designer
Liao Peng-Jung Cinematographer
Bruno Pesery Producer
Chen Sheng-Chang Editor
Tang Shiang-chu Sound/Sound Designer
Vincent Wang Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Wayward Cloud
1. Watermelon [11:17]
2. Taiwan Is Dry [9:03]
3. Half Moon [8:24]
4. Everlasting Love [8:45]
5. Together [8:58]
6. A Heart Without a Soul [3:12]
7. A Date with Chen [4:55]
8. Striving for Happiness [8:36]
9. Video Store [9:59]
10. Girl In Elevator [8:58]
11. Final Act [12:00]
12. End Credits [13:04]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Wayward Cloud
   Play Feature
   Chapters
   Original Theatrical Trailer
   Other Strand Titles
      I Don't Want To Sleep Alone
      Pleasure Factory
      Help Me Eros
      Syndromes
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