( Chinese :醉.生夢死; pinyin :Zuì Sh?ng Mèng S?) is a 2015 Taiwanese drama film directed by Chang Tso-chi . It was screened in the Panorama section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival .
Rat and his elder gay brother Shanghe live in an old house on the fringe of Taipei City. Rat works at a market vegetable stall and goes out with a mute woman who gets up to all sorts of craziness. Shanghe works for an entertainment company and dances in a gay's nightclub. He is attracted to his cousin's boyfriend, Shuo who is a gigolo. Shuo gets beaten up by his ex-client's brother, Ah Xiang and his men at the behest of his sister. Ah Xiang out for revenge because of a scar left by Rat, uses Rat's mute girlfriend to catch him. When alone with Ah Xiang, he attacked and stabbed him suddenly with a hooked knife that he keeps around in his sling bag. Back at his home after escaping from Ah Xiang, he remembers the incident when he found his decomposing mother's corpse on the floor of her home. The movie ends with a silhouette of him hugging his Mum at the river bank.