Director: Cheng Hsiao-Tse
Teenage love just got trickier.
It's never easy being the new girl at school. For quiet and awkward Miao Miao - raised in Japan, but transferring to Taipei for the year - things get a lot easier when she finds an unlikely friend in sassy classmate Ai.
The two girls quickly become inseparable, but when Miao Miao starts to fall for Chen, the 20-something owner of a local record shop, Ai is consumed with jealousy, finding that her feelings for her friend are much stronger that she herself realised.
A coming-of-age film with a difference, Miao Miao explores the complexities of love and friendship, set against the bustling multicultural metropolis of Taiwan's capital city.
MIFF Recommends: Age 14+. Some adult themes and sexual references.