Taiwan Film Festival | 2018 Program

2018 PROGRAM|節目單

VENUE: EVENT CINEMAS GEORGE ST  |  27-29 JULY 2018

OPENING NIGHT FILM: SEN SEN
開幕電影:《生生》
FRIDAY 27 JULY 7.00PM
Director Bon An 安邦 | 2017 | 103 mins | All Ages
A heart-warming story about granny Lili determined to survive more than 100 days after being diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. Starring award-winning Hong Kong actress Nina Paw.
罹癌奶奶立志「活過一百天」,透過一條網路線的連結,與甫失去親人的男孩,譜出了笑中帶淚的溫馨故事。
BLACK BEAR FOREST
《黑熊森林》
SATURDAY 28 JULY 12.00 PM
Director Hsiang-Hsiu Lee 李香秀 | 2016 | 126 mins | All Ages

A fascinating journey of searching for black bears in Taiwan that documents the astonishing wildlife in Taiwan and how it connects with the local community.

一段生態尋熊之路,紀錄了台灣山區珍貴的動物生態,也揭開了台灣黑熊的神秘面紗。

THE BOLD, THE CORRUPT AND THE BEAUTIFUL
《血觀音》
SATURDAY 28 JULY 3.00 PM
Director Ya-Che Yang 楊雅喆 | 2017 | 112 mins | 18+

Award winner at the Golden Horse Awards 2017 and selected for Taipei Film Festival 2018. Lying, deceiving, making underhand deals and appeasing the Taiwanese elite. An extravagant mix of soap opera and thriller in which women rule the roost.

一門滅門血案,讓棠家三人被牽扯進截然不同的命運,故事曲折離奇、後勁十足。

THE LAST PAINTING
《自畫像》
SATURDAY 28 JULY 5.30 PM
Director Hung-I Chen 陳宏一 | 2017 | 107 mins | 18+

Selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam Official Competition 2017 and winner of Best Feature at Cines del Sur. Director Hung-I Chen spins a multi-layered drama and murder mystery infused with themes of art, politics and sexual identity.

畫布上的女神,究竟如何步上了毀滅之路?一樁女大生慘死的命案,勇敢衝撞著體制、社會、性別與愛情。

THE STORY OF THE STONE
《紅樓夢》
SATURDAY 28 JULY 7.00 PM + Q&A
Director Starr Wu 吳星翔 | 2017 | 105 mins | 18+

Winner of the Excellent Screenplay Award at Golden Harvest Award 2014  in Taipei. The film displays an honest and natural depiction of the gay life in Taipei, as well as exploring despair and hope.

小林與JOSH在台北著名同志區紅樓陷入了情網,卻在一場大火後,燒毀了所有的繽紛與糾纏。

TAKE ME TO THE MOON
《帶我去月球》
SUNDAY 29 JULY 12.00 PM
Director Chun-Yi Hsieh 謝駿毅 | 2017 | 105 mins | All Ages
 

Taiwanese version of Back to the Future and using the icon Taiwanese singer Yu-Sheng Chang’s same titled song takes you back to the high school romance with great tunes.

 

正翔穿越時空回到了1997年的青春校園時代,試圖挽救暗戀的女生,並回味心中摯愛張雨生。

THE GREAT BUDDHA+
《大佛普拉斯》
SUNDAY 29 JULY 3.00 PM
Director Hsin-Yao Huang 黃信堯 | 2017 | 104 mins | 18+

Award winner at Golden Horse and Taipei Film Festival 2017. A free-wheeling delight which glides effortlessly from deadpan comedy to Hitchcockian thriller and humanist drama.

兩個在社會邊緣的中年男子,從享受情慾橫流的小確幸,莫名捲入一個政商勾結、驚天動地的謀殺計畫。

THE TAG ALONG 2
《紅衣小女孩2》
SUNDAY 29 JULY 5.30 PM
Director Wei-hao Cheng 程偉豪 | 2017 | 108 mins | 15+

Taiwanese box office hit The Tag Along 2, the story adapted from the horror urban legend The Little Girl in Red, starring Rainie Yang, Francesca Kao and River Huang.

因女兒走失、心急如焚的淑芬,在查看監視器後,竟發現女兒被一名身穿紅衣、身影詭異的小女孩帶走。

CLOSING NIGHT: FATHER TO SON
閉幕電影:《范保德》
SUNDAY 29 JULY 7.00 PM
Director Ya-Chuan Hsiao 蕭雅全 |
Executive Producer Hsiao-Hsien Hou 侯孝賢 | 2017 | 115 mins | 18+

Selected for International Film Festival Rotterdam Big Screen Competition 2018. Produced by Taiwanese auteur Hsiao-Hsien Hou and directed by Ya-Chuan Hsiao, the film sketches a circle of evolution in a human drama that explores stories from the past, which hide in the future.

因為一場大病,而決定赴日尋找拋家棄子的父親。電影細膩地描寫了壓抑而微妙的父子關係。

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