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Filmmaker in Focus: Chen Yu-Hsun 


Born in 1962, Chen Yu-Hsun started working as an intern for Wang Shau-Di’s studio and discovered his passion for using moving images as a tool for storytelling. Chen continued to work as a scriptwriter for various TV series before developing his first feature, Tropical Fish (1994) which enjoyed a successful international festival tour. His attention to detail and awareness of surroundings has made it successful to expand his creativity into the advertising industry. With hilarious, creative, and memorable works throughout his career, Director Chen skillfully adds satire into his scripts to spotlight the voiceless or perhaps the forgotten people. 



Photo Credit © Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee & MandarinVision

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My Missing Valentine《消失的情人節》

Director Chen Yu-Hsun 陳玉勳

Received multiple prestigious awards, including Best Director at Golden Horse Film Festival and Black Dragon Critics Award at Udine Far East Film Festival; Director Chen creatively uses humour and romance to shine a spotlight on the lives of ordinary people. 




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The Village of No Return《健忘村》

Director Chen Yu-Hsun 陳玉勳

Starring award-winning casts Shu Qi (Three Times, Millennium Mambo) and Joseph Chang (The Victims' Game), it's a quirky, hilarious action-comedy as Wuxia and musical mashup with hopeless romance. 



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Zone Pro Site: The Moveable Feast《總舖師:移動大廚》

Director Chen Yu-Hsun 陳玉勳

Heartwarming comedy portrays the beauty of food in its diverse forms, purposes, and meanings that connect generations of people. Zone Pro Site, is the Taiwanese status of a catering chef for an outdoor (roadside) banquet, equivalent to a legendary master chef.


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Love Go Go《愛情來了》

Director Chen Yu-Hsun 陳玉勳

A stylish three-part omnibus film that intertwines each character's love lives across Taipei City. The consistency of the cinematography style and editing skills had successfully brought Director Chen's work to international attention.  



Tropical Fish《熱帶魚》

Director Chen Yu-Hsun 陳玉勳

Director Chen’s staggering debut feature uses satire to present social imbalance, urban-rural disparities, and credentialism in Taiwan. The eccentric and delightful characters set up with vibrant visual dreamscapes, director Chen successfully transformed himself from TV production into the cinematic world.



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