UNDERCURRENT

LANGUAGE: Mandarin | SUBTITLES: English Genre: DRAMA Running Time: 19:52 Year of production: 2020 SYNOPSIS In a winter evening of 1979, the arrest of anti-government protesters involved in the Formosa Incident is underway. The city is under curfew, a teenage…

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LANGUAGE: Mandarin | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: DRAMA
Running Time: 19:52
Year of production: 2020

SYNOPSIS

In a winter evening of 1979, the arrest of anti-government protesters involved in the Formosa Incident is underway. The city is under curfew, a teenage student follows a mysterious young man from a riverside path into an abandoned hut. However, when the student is later caught by a plain-clothes police officer, the young man chooses to turn a blind eye.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: LA VIE CINE, Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development ROC Ministry of Culture

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Zoe WENG Yu-Tong
Screenwriter: Zoe WENG Yu-Tong
Producer: YANG PEI-LING
Director of Photography: TSAI WEI-LONG
Sound Design: LO SONG-CE
Editing: KAO MING-SHENG
Music Composer: Thomas Foguenne

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: DRAMA
Sub-genre: HISTORY – LGBTQ – GAY
Language: Mandarin
Country of origin: Taiwan
Year of production: 2020
Total running time: 19:52
Shooting format: HD 5K
Color type: Colour
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS

2021 “Queer Days”, Giornate di Cinema Queer – Special Mention for Best Directing

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

2020 Women Make Waves International Film Festival – Taiwan Competition
2020 Syracuse International Film Festival
2021 KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
2021 Frameline 45, the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival
2021 Golden Harvest Awards & Short Film Festival
2021 Queer East Film Festival
2021 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival
2021 Tainan Freedom of Speech Day

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