03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

:Liu Pi-Chia

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:Liu Pi-Chia

Taiwan, 1967, 27 min

Featuring a middle-aged veteran living in the Fengtien industrial area, Hualien county, the film is a realistic and powerful portrayal of his simple daily life. It is a film about ordinary people at an unordinary historical moment. The power of the film resides in its attempt to represent the subjects the way they are and to leave the task of interpretation to the viewers.

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Richard Yao-chi CHEN was born in Chengdu, Sichuan in 1938. He and his family moved to Taiwan in 1945. He studied architecture at National Cheng Kung University before relocating to the US. Upon graduation from Chicago Art Institute in 1961, he attended the UCLA graduate school as a film major. He completed his studies in 1967 with Liu Pi-chia. Since 1970, he has made a number of narrative features and won several Golden Horse Awards.
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