Warriors Of The Rainbow: Seediq Bale (Japan, 2011)

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  • Warriors Of The Rainbow: Seediq Bale (Japan, 2011)
  • Sally Luff
  • April 4, 2016

Wei Te-sheng’s epic film retells an episode of Taiwanese history not known to many. Between 1895 and 1945 Taiwan was a Japanese colony, but small groups of the original aboriginal tribes remained scattered around the island. In 1930 Mouna Rudo, the leader of the Seediq tribe, settled around Mount Chilai, forged a coalition with other Seediq tribal leaders and plotted a rebellion against their Japanese colonial masters. Their battle would be initially successful, but how could they match the Japanese military aircraft and poison gas?

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