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聂隐娘 "The Assassin"

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ID: 2822 Advanced
嘎纳电影节得奖电影“聂隐娘”以文言文对白引起大众关注,但整部影片却是全然的现代艺术风格。虽然不是用来学现代汉语的好材料,却不妨当作一种美学的经验来享受吧。 Photo credit
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侠女 xiánǚ female martial arts heroine
唯美 wéiměi aesthetically pleasing
诗歌 shīgē poem
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小李,你们学校教文言文吗?
Xiǎo Lǐ ,nǐmen xuéxiào jiāo wényánwén ma ?
Xiao Li, does your school teach Classical Chinese?
嗯,目前是没有,不过台湾其他大学的华语中心应该是有这个课程。怎么,想学文言文啦?
ng4 ,mùqián shì méiyǒu ,bùguò Táiwān qítā dàxué de huáyǔ zhōngxīn yīnggāi shì yǒu zhè ge kèchéng 。zěnme ,xiǎng xué wényánwén la ?
Em, it doesn't at the minute, but Chinese language centers at other universities in Taiwan will likely have this kind of class. Why, you want to learn Classical Chinese?
是啊,今天看了一部电影,讲的是中国唐朝一个侠女的故事,电影画面特别唯美,简直像诗歌一样,可是台词,都是文言文,我一句也听不懂。
shì a ,jīntiān kàn le yī bù diànyǐng ,jiǎng de shì Zhōngguó Tángcháo yī gè xiánǚ de gùshi ,diànyǐng huàmiàn tèbié wéiměi ,jiǎnzhí xiàng shīgē yīyàng ,kěshì táicí ,dōu shì wényánwén ,wǒ yī jù yě tīng bù dǒng 。
Yeah. I saw a film today, about a female assasin from the Tang dynasty. The film had a very unique aesthetic, it was almost poetic, but the dialogue was all in Classical Chinese, I didn't understand a word of it.
你说的,应该是侯孝贤导演的《聂隐娘》吧。
nǐshuōde ,yīnggāi shì Hóu xiàoxián dǎoyǎn de 《Niè yǐnniáng 》ba 。
You must be taking about The Assassin by the director Hou Hsiao-hsien.
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