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Father to Son
Archived: Father to Son (2018)

director: Hsiao Ya-chuan

composer: Summer Lei, Chris Hou
With: Huang Chung-Kun, Aria Wang, a.o.

Archived
duration: 115 minutes
Drama

Official Selection - Global Cinema
Film Fest Gent - Father to Son

"Stories from the past hide in the future. Or maybe the future actually lies within the past. Taiwanese director Hsiao Ya-chuan sketches a circle of evolution and development, with Van Pao-te as the central character. On his 60th birthday, Van is told that he is seriously ill. But instead of going to Taipei for treatment, his illness leads him to Japan. Together with his son, he goes in search of the father who abandoned him 50 years ago. At the same time, a young man with a mysterious connection to Van's past is travelling from Hong Kong to Taiwan." (IFFR)

Credits

director: Hsiao Ya-chuan
composer: Summer Lei, Chris Hou
producer: Hou Hsiao-hsien, Hsiao Jui-Lan
screenplay: Hsiao Ya-chuan
Editor: Tung Yi-Ju
Cinematography: Lin Tse-chung

production company: Bit Production

More info

dialogue: Mandarin
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Taiwan
year: 2018

Filmography

HSIAO YA-CHUAN: Mirror Image (2001), Taipei Exchanges (2010), 10+10 (2011), Father to Son (2018).

Technical Specs

format: DCP

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