Video Essay: Good Women—Exploring Feminism in Hou Hsiao-hsien's Films

A meditative look at how Hou Hsiao-hsien portrays women, with a focus on their labor, throughout his filmography.

Read the introduction to this video essay on MUBI's Notebook here.

By Michaela Popescu

Related films:
The Boys From Fengkuei
The Time to Live and the Time to Die
Dust in the Wind
Daughter of the Nile
Good Men, Good Women
Café Lumière
Three Times
Flight of the Red Balloon