It has been eight years since Typhoon Morakot, the deadliest typhoon to impact Taiwan in recorded history, swept through Siaolin Village, Taiwan. It left 462 inhabitants dead, including Mr WENG Jui-chi’s beloved family. Like the other 46 survivors, WENG struggled to face the recurrent nightmare after losing his family, tackling the regret and guilt of being left alone.
From Now On unfolds how WENG gradually picks up his life and releases himself from the prison of grief. Director Akira CHEN spent three years with WENG, documenting his life in the aftermath. Within the simple, direct, and straightforward frames lies a story of life, recovery, and rebirth.