Father

by YANG Li-chou

CHEN Hsi-huang is the eldest son of LI Tien-lu, the renowned Taiwanese glove puppeteer, but his relationship with his father had always been strained. At the age of 79, CHEN set up his own troupe, which soon earned recognition all over the world. Nevertheless, CHEN finds no one to pass on his great skills...

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

2018 Hong Kong International Film Festival
2017 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Running Time: 100 mins
Year of Completion: 2017
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Director: YANG Li-chou

ABOUT DIRECTOR

YANG Li-chou

YANG graduated from Tainan National College of the Arts in Taiwan and has been an independent documnetary filmmaker ever since. His work I Love (080) won the NETPAC Special Mention at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival and Prix Regards Neufs Etat De Vaud at Visions du Reel; The Old West Gate won the Best Documentary Award at Taiwan's Council for Cultural Affairs; and Someone Else's Shinjuku East won him the Best Non-Drama Director at the Golden Bell Awards. His major works also include My Football Summer and Floating Women.

ABOUT PRODUCER

Michelle CHU

Michelle CHU has a degree in Commercial Design from Chung Yuan University. She has filmed a number of documentaries as an independent filmmaker. With YANG Li-chou, she co-founded the Backstage Studio. She continues to film documentaries that deal primarily with womens' issues.