"1895" tells the story of the resistance against the Japanese invasion in 1895 (the biggest war in Taiwan's history). After the 1894 Sin-Japanese war, the Qing government ceded Taiwan to Japan. After hearing the news, some groups of Taiwan people organized their own resistance to establish the Taiwan Republic. After the Japanese military on the northeast coast of Taiwan most officials fled to China and Taipei was taken with minimal effort. Three young Taiwan Hakka youths, Tang-hsing We, Hsiang Hsu, Shao-tsu Chiang, organized a guerrilla front to fight the Japanese. Written by Frank Lu
Also Known As:
1895/1895 in Formosa/Formosa in 1895/Blue Brave: The Legend of Formosa in 1895
Writers:Miao-hui Kao (screenplay)Chiao Li (novel)
Release Date:7 November 2008 (Taiwan) more
Language:Mandarin | Japanese | Hakka
This is the first Hakka-spoken feature-length film ever made.