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Archive - 8th Five Flavours Film Festival


Shi hun
Taiwan 2013, 111’
subtitles: Polish and English
director: Chung Mong-hong
screenplay: Chung Mong-hong
cinematography: Nagao Nakashima
editing: Lo Shih-ching
music: Tseng Szu-ming
cast: Jimmy Wong, Joseph Chang, Vincent Liang, Chen Shiang-chyi, Tou Chun-hua, Chen Yu-hsun
producer: Yeh Ju-feng, Tseng Shao-chien
language: Mandarin
colouration: colour

Awards and festivals

Golden Horse Award – najlepsze efekty dźwiękowe / Best Sound Effects ; tajwański kandydat do 86. nagród Amerykańskiej Akademii Filmowej / Taiwanese entry to the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards

Film description

A dark, yet stunningly beautiful thriller, set in the foggy forests of Taiwan. A man working in a restaurant suddenly loses consciousness. His friends drive him to his father, who lives in the country and takes care of a hill-spread flower farm in solitude. Soon it turns out that the protagonist is not himself anymore – perhaps it is possession, or maybe a refined form of madness, which leads to a family psychodrama. Mong-hong meticulously builds up the tension and masterfully joins a stylish horror with an auteur touch, discretely enriching the plot with an insightful philosophical reflection on the connection between the body and the soul.


Jagoda Murczyńska

Chung Mong-hong

Born in 1965. Studied Computer Engineering in Taiwan and Filmmaking in Chicago. He made over 100 TV commercials, and a number of award-winning short features and music videos. His first full-length feature, "Parking," was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes IFF, and his "The Fourth Portrait" received awards at Golden Horse Festival and Taipei FF.



2006 Yi sheng / Doctor (dok.)
2008 Ting che / Parking
2010 Czwarty portret / Di si zhang hua / The Fourth Portrait

2011 10+10 (nowela "Reverberation")
2013 Shi hun / Soul

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