A hit Taiwanese film released in 2010 that you may have missed, Monga (艋舺) steps back into Taiwan’s reckless 1980s to birth a classic about the dangers of growing up.
Monga references a district of Taipei now known as Wanhua. The film traces Taiwanese youth who explore the gangster lifestyle of an evolving Taiwan. See how hot-island Taiwanese life, traditional Chinese values, and modern seductions collide in one of Taiwan’s more recent hit films.
Watch the entire film here.