Yang Yang directed by Cheng Yu-Chieh tells the story of Yang Yang, a young woman and athlete with a Taiwanese mother and a French father who she has never met. Yang Yang’s mother marries her athletics coach. Yang Yang’s new step-sister Xiao-Ru is also her friend and rival on the track. Their rivalry soon spills over into their love life as Xiao-Ru’s boyfriend Shawn takes an interest in Yang Yang. The movie then shows Yang Yang breaking away and trying to establish her own life without the burden of past attachments.