Homesick Tongue

by CHEN Hui-ping

Kollyan is from Cambodia. When she missed her mom, she has to leave her family in Taiwan behind and spends tens of thousands of dollars to take flight for several hours to see her parents.

Sally’s parents are no longer with her, but she still remembers the taste of her mom’s cuisine. She follows her Mom’s way of cooking, and it brings her back to the time like her Mom was still with her.

What about me? Without the experience of migration, I was conjoined with another person’s life by the immigration officer on the national border. Since then, the questions “Who am I?” and “Who could I be?” have rooted in my min


Total Budget (USD): 250,000
Funding in Place (USD): 13,000
Running Time: 50 mins
Year of Completion: 2018
Director: CHEN Hui-ping


CHEN Hui-ping

Born in 1980 in Taipei. CHEN Graduated from the Graduate Institute of Studies in Documentary and Film Archiving of Tainan National University of the Arts. Because of her own experience growing up, she is interested in the underlying existence and life of workers. No matter what is the distance between image and reality, she is determined to get closer to the truth of the heart.