Two Taiwan movies in new talent event
Taipei Film Festival
HONG KONG – Taiwan has selected spiritual horror thriller "Soul" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. Directed by Chung Mong-hong, the film premiered in June's Taipei Film…
A bone-chilling yet strangely moving thriller whose eerie ambiguity will be best suited to festival audiences.
Tsai Ming-liang's family portrait will be adored by his hardcore devotees and precisely no one else.
VENICE – A dispute at the Venice Film Festival over the nationality of Tsai Ming-liang’s competition entry "Stray Dogs" is being downplayed by fest director Alberto Barbera. While Tsai and his…
HONG KONG – Ang Lee, Taiwan's most cinematically acclaimed son, will head the awards jury as the island's Golden Horse festival puts on a show to remember for its ‘golden anniversary’ edition. The…
HONG KONG — "Beyond Beauty," a big budget documentary detailing the clash between civilization and the natural environment, will kick off the first edition of the Taoyuan Intl. Film Festival in…
Delicate and poetic, but full of offbeat humor, this coming-of-ager is Taiwanese auteur Chang Tso-chi's most accessible work to date.
This maniacally lightweight romantic comedy often feels like a Taipei-set "Amelie."
HONG KONG – Documentary "A Rolling Stone" beat the feature film contenders and was named the overall winner Saturday of the Taipei Film Awards. 'Stone" also won the best documentary prize, while…