taiwanese film

A Cross-Genre Thriller About Life After Death

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THE SOUL (緝魂) stands out among recent Taiwanese film as an effective and well-executed commercial thriller.

From No Man Is an Island
On July 27, 2021
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Review: “Hotel Iris” Exhibits Transgressive Love…and Taiwan-Japan Amity

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What happens when "Fifty Shades of Grey" meets Taiwan-Japan relations? Well, probably something like "Hotel Iris," a Taiwan-Japan co-production that just premiered at the 2021 Osaka Asian Film Festival.

From No Man Is an Island
On July 13, 2021
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A Beat Ahead or Behind of the World

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A Review of My Missing Valentine (消失的情人節)

From No Man Is an Island
On July 9, 2021
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Taiwanese Animated Shorts at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival

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The following Taiwanese animated shorts for children were reviewed as part of the “Formosa Fantastica” section of the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival in Switzerland. The film festival will be held from July 2nd to July 10th in a hybrid format, with simultaneously live-streamed events in Neuchâtel and Taipei.

From No Man Is an Island
On June 25, 2021
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Diasporic Loss and Foreign Gods

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THE SHORT FILM, “Kuroshio Current,” aims to tell a story of diasporic loss framed by traditional Taiwanese folk religion.

From No Man Is an Island
On May 14, 2021
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Gunda: A World Imbued with Mystery, Love, and Beauty

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Gunda is the kind of documentary film that makes cinema art, a world imbued with mystery, love, and beauty.

Gunda
From No Man Is an Island
On May 4, 2021
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Haunted by the Ghosts of Taiwan’s Colonial Past

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A Review of Green Grass, Pale Fire (草地火焰)

From No Man Is an Island
On April 6, 2021
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A Taxi Driver in the Midst of A Protest

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Night is Young (夜更) follows a Hong Kong taxi driver on one night in 2019.

From No Man Is an Island
On April 1, 2021