What Time Is It There? (2002)

What Time Is It There?
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 56mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance, Foreign
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Lee Kang-sheng Actor Hsiao-Kang 1 1000001
Chen Shiang-chyi Actor Shiang-Chyi 1 1000002
Jean-Pierre Léaud Actor Man in the Cemetery 1 1000003
Cecilia Yip Actor Chinese Woman in Paris 1 1000004
Miao Tien Actor Hsiao-Kang's Father 1 1000005
Lu Yi-ching Actor Hsiao-Kang's Mother 1 1000006
Arthur Nauczyciel Actor Man in Phone Booth 1 1000009
David Ganansia Actor Man at Restaurant 1 1000010
Tsai Ming-liang Director n/a 2 2000001
Bruno Pesery Producer n/a 3 3000001
Tsai Ming-liang Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Yang Pi-ying Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Vincent Wang Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Benoît Delhomme Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Chen Sheng-chang Editor n/a 172 7000001
Synopsis
Hsiao-Kang sells watches in the streets of Taipei for a living. A few days after his father's death, he meets a young woman, Shiang-Chyi, who as it turns out leaves for Paris the very next day. Troubled by the behaviour of his mother who prays constantly for the spirit of her late husband to return, Hsiao-Kang takes refuge in the memory of his brief encounter with Shiang-Chyi. In an effort to bridge the miles between them, he runs around setting all the watches and clocks in Taipei to Paris time. Meanwhile, in Paris, Shiang-Chyi confronts events that mysteriously seem to be connected with Hsiao-Kang.