by LEE Li-shao

As Taipei’s house price-to-income (PTI) ratio has topped the world, Taiwanese people may work hard all their lives but still can’t afford a costly apartment.

Caught up in this money game of flipping properties, real estate agents hunt their targets in co-opetition, while being torn between the buyers and sellers. The film focuses on a real estate agent husband and his painter wife, and the couple’s hectic life: the husband chasing after money with his silver tongue, while the wife producing art with her paint brush. Together, they orchestrate a landscape of Taiwan in this very century.


Running Time: 60 mins
Year of Completion: 2016
Director: LEE Li-shao


LEE Li-shao

LEE began shooting documentaries in 1991 and has completed more than 20 documentary features and shorts. He has received four Golden Harvest Awards, four Local Voice Film Festival awards, four official selections at Taiwan International Documentary Festival, three nominations at Taipei Film Festival as well as the Best Documentary award at Golden Horse Awards and many others abroad. In recent years, he is committed to making a trilogy about the Yunnan-Burma border area guerrillas.