Film Dreams about her Childhood

Film dreams about her childhood.
Camera, Rolling, action!
And they act, sing and cry.
However, how many people realize that
the earlier film base was actually made of Taiwan's camphor tree
and the story behind it?

  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    25 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 30, 2021
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  • Language:
    Mandarin Chinese
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography

Born in Chang-Hua, Taiwan; graduated from Shih-Hsin University then had worked in a media company, the Golden Horse Executive Committee, and Taiwan Film Institute; also as a film critic and writer. The serial works “Through(2007)”, “Sorrow of City(2008)” and “Waiting for True Love” explored the depth of time and space of the city.
His documentary film- “The astrolabe of text”(2010) is about traditional Chinese printing industry in Taiwan, and “Ita thau”(2010) is about the catastrophic earthquake occurred in Taiwan on September 21th, 1999.
“Looking For Siraya”(2013) is based on photographs and images of Formosa aboriginal taken by 19th century photographer John Thomson; to watch and to explore the subject of ourselves.

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Director Statement

I was thinking that these old theaters have roots and they are connecting underground. No wonder the big trees are their good friends. They have an underground kingdom.