I Have Nothing to Say

YING Liang

Taiwan、Hong Kong〡2017〡Fic〡26min〡BW〡Mandarin〡English Subtitle
2018 荷蘭鹿特丹影展
2018 韓國釜山國際電影節

A trip to Taiwan has molded a Chinese mother after she met with her exiled daughter from Hong Kong. This short film is directed by Ying Liang, according to his personal experience in living in exile, he tells a moving story of a mother and her daughter, and the secrets hidden behind the mother, subtly depicting the political dilemma of Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.


YING Liang

Ying Liang, Chinese independent filmmaker, was born in Shanghai. He had studied in Beijing and Chongqing before settling down in the city of Zigong in Sichuan Province. He made his directorial debut in 1999, and since then, has made four feature films and more than a dozen shorts, including Taking Father Home, The Other Half, Good Cats, When Night falls, Condolences, and A SUNNY DAY. These were greeted with a number of important prizes at international film festivals, including the Special Jury Prize at Tokyo FILMeX International Film Festival, the International Film Critic FIPRESCI Prize at Brisbane International Film Festival, the Tiger Award for the Best Short at International Film Festival Rotterdam, Best Director & Best Actress at Locarno International Film Festival, Best Live Action Short Film at the Golden Horse Awards, etc. Because of his last feature film WHEN NIGHT FALLS, he exiles in Hong Kong now.