Ba Guan – Ah Gong
di Clifford Miu
2019 - Taiwan - 13:00 min.
Estate del 04 ‘, post-SARS. Taipei, Taiwan.
Inizialmente distratto dalla cugina Tina influenzata dall’Occidente, l’undicenne Chris scopre alla fine che sua madre riluttante e i suoi due zii hanno deciso di staccare la spina dal suo amato nonno. Il film descrive gli impatti dell’intubazione medica sui propri cari, visti dagli occhi di un ragazzo di undici anni.
Biografia e filmografia
Born in Canada and raised in Taiwan, Clifford Miu is a writer/director/producer who graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He has worked on Martin Scorsese's SILENCE, and recently served as second assistant director on Renny Harlin's Chinese language film BODIES AT REST. He is a producer on Emily Ann Hoffman's animated short NEVADA, currently Oscar-qualified. He also produced JIE JIE and DEATH METAL GRANDMA, which are now available on HBO GO and New York Times Op-Doc, respectively. He had previously directed PORCUPINE and BARGAIN, both of which had premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
2019 AH GONG (13:50 min, short, fiction)
2017 PORCUPINE (10 min, short, fiction, NYU Tisch thesis film) 2018 BARGAIN (8:22 min, short, fiction, horror)