✧ 2013 Golden Harvest Awards for Outstanding Short Films – Best Animation Award
✧ 2012 Taipei Film Festival – Best Animation Award
✧ 2012 South Taiwan Film Festival – Best Animation Award
A married man on a business trip checks into a hotel. The hotelier’s daughter falls for him at first sight. Rejected by the man, she embarks on a journey of revenge.
An independent Taiwan animation director whose works often explore the dark side of human nature and are filled with horror and suspense. His films have captured attention in many international film festivals. MEAT DAYS (2006) was nominated in the Busan International and Hiroshima Animation Film Festivals. THE PRESENT (2014) was nominated for the Sundance Film Festival and was awarded Best Animated Short Film at the San Diego Asian Film Festival. He collaborated in the production of No. 7 Cherry Lane NO. 7 CHERRY LANE (2019) which won Best Screenplay at the Venice International Film Festival. NIGHT BUS (2020) was awarded Best Animated Short Film at Sundance Film Festival, Grand Prix Best Short Film at Animafest Zagreb, received Public Prize at Ottawa International Animation Film Festival and was nominated for Best Short Subject at the Annie Awards.
11.12 ㊅ 18:00〡台南新光影城 4 廳〡★ Q&A session with the Director
I have always been intrigued by intense passion. Through this film’s simple plot, I seek to explore human nature via an unusual story of impossible infatuation and cowardness that ends in tragedy.