Go Home

Duan Changwen left his hometown of Sichuan, China in 1949, and followed the Government of the Republic of China to Taiwan. Duan Cai Caiqiong, a young female from central Taiwan, worked diligently in a textile factory. Fate brought them together. For the next forty years, they lived in a military dependents' village near Miaoli and worked in a clothing factory.
As the factory closed down and the village being demolished, people started to move away. The once-bustling village became a ghost-like place. The Duans, however, continued to live there.
In this film, the director returned to the village where she grew up and filmed her grandparents' memories and lives.

  • Duan Pei Yao
    Goodnight & Goodbye (2018)
  • Wu Yao Tung
    Swimming on the Highway (1998),Goodnight & Goodbye (2018)
  • Sonic-Deadhorse
    Film score composer
    Return to Burma(2011),Poor Folk (2012), Ice Poison(2014)
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    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Historical, Mix-Medias, Human Rights, Old age, Identity, Politics
  • Runtime:
    26 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 31, 2019
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    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Duan Pei Yao

Daun pei yao was born in Taiwan, 1991. She started out in filmmaking as an editor on a number of documentaries such as Goodnight & Goodbye(2018). The documentary was officially selected for both the Doclisboa International Film Festival and the Taiwan International Documentary Festival in 2018. Go Home is her first film.

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