FATHER TO SON

VAN PAO TE

2018 115 TAIWAN Hsiao Ya-chuan

Official Section – Feature films

OFFICIAL SECTION – FEATURE FILMS

VAN PAO TE (A FATHER TO SON) de Hsiao Ya-chuan

VAN PAO TE (A FATHER TO SON) by Hsiao Ya-chuan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Production
BIT Production Co. Ltd. [Tw]

Director
Hsiao Ya-chuan

Screenwriter
Hsiao Ya-chuan

Producer
Hsiao Jui-Lan

Cast
Michael JQ Huang, Chuang Kai-hsun, Fu Meng-po, Aria Wang, Wen Chen-ling

Synopsis
It’s Van Pao Te’s 60th birthday and he is seriously ill. But instead of going to Taipei for treatment, his illness leads him to Japan. Together with his son, he goes in search of the father who abandoned him 50 years ago. At the same time, a young man with a mysterious connection to Van's past is travelling from Hong Kong to Taiwan.

Format
DCP, color

International Sales
Ablaze Image Ltd.

Filmography
Hsiao Ya-chuan
TAIWAN 1967

FILMOGRAPHY:

2017 VAN PAO TE (FATHER TO SON)
2010 DI 36 GE GU SHI (TAIPEI EXCHANGES)
2001 MING DAI ZHUI ZHU (MIRROR IMAGE)

Notes
Festivals: Rotterdam

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