AH YING

In the Middle Ages, within an uninhabited forest of China, the lifeless body of a man called Wu is found, tied to a tree. His young spouse, Ah Ying, is found lying in a stable, unconscious, and she has apparently been raped. What happened? A criminal investigation starts, and three suspects are quickly arrested: a… Continue reading AH YING

Night Bus

On a commuter bus, a necklace is stolen. This is followed by a tragic and fatal road accident, which reveals love, hatred, and vengeance. The film climaxes as the bus went ablaze, burning and glittering against the pitch-dark coastal sky.

Motel Acacia

A snowed-in country road, not far from the Canadian border. A billboard alongside the road reads: “Make our country great again!”. JC, a young Filipino, takes in the landscape, while his European father drives him to the family motel. The building is as charming as a Nazi bunker and clients are rare. However, the business… Continue reading Motel Acacia

Detention

No swinging sixties in Taiwan: a group of students hide from the Kuomintang, who torture the population in order to eradicate all communist scum… A hyper realist fever dream, in between SILENT HILL (the atmosphere) and PAN’S LABYRINTH (the political context).

Wi Ding Ho

Wi Ding Ho is a Malaysia-born and Taiwan-based filmmaker. His feature debut PINOY SUNDAY won a Best New Director Award at the prestigious Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan and showcased in major film festivals, including Busan and Toronto. His short film RESPIRE won two awards at the International Critics’ Week of the Cannes Film Festival,… Continue reading Wi Ding Ho