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Hsiang Yi

wu zi en/Taiwan/16MINS/us premiere


On a summer afternoon, two brothers take the longest road home.

Director Statement

Spending a whole year in Hsiang Yi from coming up the first idea to the premiere, it had been through some dramatic changes in the main idea of this film. At first the story was trying to criticize the absurd traditions in Taiwanese funeral. Gradually, it became to express more about how we respect the nature and learning the lesson that facing life and death in our life. The process may lost some original goals about this film, but this work truly shows the present personality of me as a creator.


Director's Bio

Wu Zi En

Born in 1990. Major in department of Filmmaking in Taipei National University of the Arts, he strives to erase the line between deception and truth in his art. With honesty as the guiding principle, Zi En explores the themes about human struggles and self-identity.