An atheist author finds faith after a near-death experience turns his life around.
Hell-bent on avenging the murder of his family, a former detective infiltrates a remote island that serves as a prison for vicious death row criminals.
Looking for a way out of his impoverished life, a lowly hotel waiter joins an underground fight club. Then he needs a way out of that.
Before one of them moves to the U.S., two childhood friends promise to reunite as adults. But illness and the vagaries of the heart stand in the way.
Reminiscing about his youth in Taiwan's turbulent 1920s, Guo Xuehu reflects on his passion for art, a friendship with a painter -- and a doomed romance.