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Turning 18

Director :
Year :
2018

Country: 

  • Taiwan
Color :
Color
Running Time :
87 min
  • Society
  • Lifestyle
  • Youth
  • Female
  • Family

Introduction

 

Two girls in the bloom of youth meet at a vocational training program. Afterwards, their lives move on to completely different directions. They are both growing up in broken homes. Pei searches for hope in love, while Chen struggles to avoid her parents' fate. As they approach the age of 18, the undercurrents of their lives surface nearly overwhelming them.

 

This is a story about abandonment, but also about love and courage. Although the story comes from a remote area of Taiwan, it asks a question pondered the world over: how can an unloved life find strength of her own?

Awards

 

2019 CinemAsia Film Festival – Best Director

2018 Busan International Film Festival - Wide Angle: Documentary Showcase

2018 Sheffield International Documentary Festival

2018 Singapore International Film Festival

Team

  • Director
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  • Production
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