Asian New Force Category Finalist Showcase


Chuang Shiang-an (Taiwan)
Col / 22’00” / In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles
A burglary makes a woman ask for help from her estranged husband, and he accidentally kills the thief. Overnight, the husband is viewed as a hero by public opinion, but he may also be responsible for his involuntary manslaughter. As to the woman, whether her husband’s motivation is to protect or to kill leads her to reconsider their future from their past.
Finalist Showcase: 10/3 (Thu) | 7:30pm | Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre | DCP | 133' | HK$ 80/64*

Artist Biography

Born in 1987 and graduated from Department of Filmmaking for directing of Taipei National University of the Arts. His works are characterised by fantasy genres and contemporary issues. The director’s recent works include TV series Detention, and he is now preparing for the feature film Mama Pingpong Social Club.