Jump! Men

by LIN Yu-hsien,KUO Le-hsing

More than ten years ago, a gymnastics coach, LIN Yu-hsin returned to his hometown after a setback in his career. There LIN trained seven young boys. To everyone’s surprise, their dream to compete in the Olymics has come true.

The young boys back then have grown into men. Now they keep marching on with even more courage and effort. Will Mr. LEE who missed his chance in the Olympics due to injury, be able to the lead these young men back to the arena? Let’s keep our fingers crossed and see what happens.

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

2017 Kaohsiung Film Festival


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Running Time: 99 mins
Year of Completion: 2017
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Director: LIN Yu-hsien,KUO Le-hsing

ABOUT DIRECTOR

LIN Yu-hsien

LIN Yu-hsien is known for the fast pace and the detailed observation on society and people shown in his works. Despite his humorous take on the subject matter, the audiences always get the serious messages conveyed in the films. In 2005, LIN’s debut feature documentary Jump! Boys not only was highly acclaimed but also won Best Documentary at the Golden Horse Awards. LIN has made four narrative features including Exit No. 6, Su mi ma sen, Love, Jump Ashin! and Under the Sicily Sun, and two feature documentaries, Jump! Boys and Jump! Men.

ABOUT DIRECTOR

KUO Le-hsing

KUO Le-hsing is a documentary and television director, who has focused on themes about children, youth and sports for years. KUO Le-hsing and LIN Yu-hsien were classmates at university and have become long-term collaborators on documentary productions, working as cinematographer, director and editor. KUO’s feature documentaries include The Turn of the Game and Jump! Men.

ABOUT PRODUCER

Roger HUANG

In 2005, Roger HUANG founded the Yi Tiao Long Hu Bao Studio with his friend. Apart from producing TV drama series, he has become a major film producer in Taiwan in recent years due to his dedication into films, his courage, and his long-term accumulated experience. In 2011, HUANG together with LEE Lieh produced Jump! Ashin, which set a record of nearly 80 million box office in Taiwan. In 2013, he was the executive producer of Arvin CHEN's film Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?, which was selected by Berlinale and Tribeca Film Festival.