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擲筊萬歲Pua' h-pue ban-sué

A-Sheng wants to transfer to study film, but his father wants him to continue studying electrical engineering and inherit the family business. A-Sheng and his father made an agreement to consult the gods with divination to decide whether or not he should transfer. However, someone reneged on the agreement...


  • 適笙 蕭
  • 適笙 蕭
  • 建豪 黃
  • 恩 林
    Assistant Director
  • 靜怡 戚
    Continuity supervisor
  • 少茞 隋
  • 牧熹 蔡
    Sound Designer
  • 欣茹 洪
    Art Designer
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    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 14, 2023
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    Yes - National Taiwan University of Arts
Director Biography - 適笙 蕭


Director and cinematographer: Hsiao Shih-Sheng
Currently studying at the Department of Film, Taiwan University of Arts, Hsiao has directed both narrative and documentary films, specializing in directing, cinematography, and lighting. In 2020, his narrative film "Meeting You Through Time" was nominated for the Taichung Golden Film Award for Best Picture, and won the Best Spiritual Award. In 2021, his documentary short "Let's Plant Together" received funding from the Yu-Shou Foundation and won the first prize in the Yu-Shou Cup Dynamic Image Competition with a prize of 150,000. In 2022, he directed the narrative short film "Pua' h-pue ban-sué", which was adapted from his own experience. Hsiao is committed to documentary filmmaking and continues to focus on various issues in Taiwan, exploring mixed genres of experimental, documentary, and narrative films.

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Director Statement


"Pua' h-pue ban-sué" is adapted from my personal experience. The film tells the story of how my father took me to the temple to divine and choose a college major. This experience made me reflect on who should really be making decisions about my future.