03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

:Super Citizen Ko

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:Super Citizen Ko

Taiwan, 1995, 121 min

The film narrates the political history of Taiwan over a period of 50 years, following the imposition of martial law in 1947 and ‘The White Terror.’ Suspected of being a leftist, KO spent around 30 years in prison and institutions, always obsessively worrying about the fate of his best friend CHEN-executed in the 1950s. Their friendship and CHEN's fate is chronicled in flashback. Soon after his release, KO goes in search of the truth and a his redemption.

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WAN Jen was born in 1950. He is an influential figure of Taiwan's New Wave cinema movement of the 1980s. After graduating foreign languages department at Soochow University, he moved to USA, where he received MA in Film from Columbia College in California. While in America, he managed to create two well-received short films. In the early 80s he came back to Taiwan.
Golden Horse Award – Golden Horse FF 1985.
Howard Austin
howardaustin0911@mail.tfi.org.tw

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