Somewhere 4 Some Time
(4✕相識) (2019)

12th February 2020
Wednesday 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

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*BUNDLE PACKAGE*
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Original title: Sì chéng xiāng shí 4✕相識
Directed by: Various
Runtime: 89 minutes
Country: Taiwan, Malaysia
Language: Taiyu, Mandarin with English subtitles
Rating: Various

Somewhere 4 Some Time is an anthology of four short films that pays tribute to 1960s Taiwanese cinema. Each film is inspired by a recently restored classic and is directed by a graduate of the 10th Golden Horse Film Academy. The project is a collaboration between the Golden Horse Film Academy, the Taiwan Film Institute and Taiwan Public Television Service, with renowned editor/producer Liao Ching-sung serving as executive producer. It had its world premiere at the 2019 Golden Horse Film Festival.

 

Like Father, Like Daughter

前世情人的情人 / Leong Siew-hong / Taiwan / 2019 / 21’ / Hokkien / R21 (Homosexual Theme)

Wen-de is hounded by local women who want to introduce a marriage partner to his daughter. On the day that Taiwan passes its same-sex marriage law, his daughter is at home, celebrating her engagement to her girlfriend. How will Wen-de face the challenge of modern views on love?

 

Onstage Appearance

隨片登台 / Lin Ya-yu /Taiwan / 2019 / 20’ / Hokkien / PG

Director A-Shun is doing all he can to capture the golden age of Taiwanese cinema in his new film. Despite being plagued with one problem after another and being pushed to the brink of collapse, everybody still says to him: “You can do it!”

 

Binding

燒肉粽2019 / Chen Ting-ning / Taiwan / 2019 / 23’ / Hokkien / PG

Having worked to pay off her father’s debt from a young age, 42-year-old Xiu-juan has finally decided to leave home. On her way to the bus station, she meets a fortune teller. As her fate emerges before her eyes, she begins to realize that the nature of her ties to her father has something to do with her past life…

 

Grandma’s Small Talk

阿嬤的秘密 / Lin Shih-ching / Taiwan / 2019 / 25’ / Hokkien / PG

Li-yun had moved away to avoid the complications of being in love with her friend’s husband, Shou-yi. But, by a twist of fate, she ended up rekindling her romance with Shou-yi and became pregnant with his child. Forty years later, Li-yun’s grandson uses his camera to capture her recollection of the past and her yearning for her son.

 

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