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My 747 

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Year :
2005

Country: 

  • Taiwan
Color :
Color
Running Time :
11 min
  • DIGITAL BETACAM
  • Investigative
  • Author's Point of View

Introduction

747 is an 8-year-old YAMAHA 50cc scooter. Its full name is "DNU-747", and he is all mine. This is a story about 747, me and time.

Taiwan has the highest density of motorbikes in the world. Whether in the city or countryside, the sight of motorbikes rushing by in flocks has become unique to Taiwan. The film starts with the distinctive motorbike experience from the viewpoint of 747. It is interspersed with fragmented imagery of petty junk like penalty records and old flyers, recorded on photo, ENG, and DV. Tracing a journey from 1996 to 2004, the film is a private chronicle that strikes a chord in every Taiwanese who has ever owned a motorbike.

 

source: 2006 Taiwan International Documentary Festival

Awards

2005 International Short Film Festival Berlin (interfilm)
2005 YiLan Green International Film Festival in Taiwan (GIFT)
2005 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)
2006 ifva Festival - Grand Prize for Asian New Force Category
2006 Taiwna International Documentary Festival
2006 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival - Digital Shorts Competition
2006 Lille International Short Film Festival
2006 ifva Festival
2006 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival

Team

  • Director
  • Cinematographer
  • Editor
  • Producer
  • Cinematographer
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Animation
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