Taipei Suicide Story (安眠旅舍)

A receptionist at a suicide hotel in Taipei, Taiwan forms a fleeting friendship over the course of one night with a guest who can’t decide if she wants to live or die. “Dystopian yet movingly contemporary, this acclaimed, finely-tuned short…

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A receptionist at a suicide hotel in Taipei, Taiwan forms a fleeting friendship over the course of one night with a guest who can’t decide if she wants to live or die.

“Dystopian yet movingly contemporary, this acclaimed, finely-tuned short finds unexpected intimacy and love amidst urban cynicism and loneliness. In this meditation on city-living, Taipei is draped in cerulean hues—an icily alluring ocean where people drift in oblivion, all while wishing to be saved.” – MUBI

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Official Selection – Cannes Film Festival (Cinéfondation)
Official Selection – Slamdance Film Festival
Official Selection – Fantasia International Film Festival (Camera Lucida)
Official Selection – La Cabina International Medium-Length Film Festival
Official Selection – Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
Official Selection – Asian American International Film Festival
Official Selection – Golden Harvest Short Film Festival 金穗影展

Winner – Grand Jury Prize, Narrative Feature (Slamdance Film Festival)
Winner – Audience Award, Narrative Feature (Slamdance Film Festival)
Winner – Acting Award for Tender Huang (Slamdance Film Festival)
Winner – Senior Jury Award, Best Medium-Length Film (La Cabina Int. Film Festival)
Winner – Best Screenwriting Award (La Cabina Int. Film Festival)
Winner – Best Cinematography Award ((La Cabina Int. Film Festival))
Winner – Change Connect Under 30 Award (Toronto Reel Asian Int. Film Festival)
Winner – Emerging Director for Narrative Feature (Asian American Int. Film Festival)
Honorable Mention – Excellence in Cinematography (Asian American Int. Film Festival)
Nominated – Best Narrative Short (Golden Harvest Awards 金穗獎)

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