Director: Maxine Hsieh
Cast: Te Chung Chang, Bo Zhan Zheng, Yu Shao Lee
Taiwan / 2021 / 71 mins / Drama, Boys Love, Suspense
In Mandarin with English and Chinese subtitles
18 / 9 / 2022 (Sun) 19:50 – Broadway Cinematheque
2 / 10 / 2022 (Sun) 17:30 – MOViE MOViE Cityplaza
25 / 9 / 2022 (Sun) 17:30 – Golden Scene Cinema
* Hong Kong Premiere
The two films in this program explore the theme of past traumas and how it alters people’s lives and those who love them. In the feature “Innocent”, Wu Zheng meets a stranger and finds himself drawn to him. He gradually realises that this stranger has a dissociative identity disorder. His name is Yu Shi, but he is also Noah, whose psyche emerges when he senses that Yu Shi is in danger. Not only does Wu Zheng struggle to understand his feelings for Yu Shi/Noah, he also finds himself grappling with the two personalities of this man.
The 25th Filial Exemplar
Director: Leon Cheo
Cast: Charles Pang, Lei Huang, Alyssa Leanne So
USA / 2022 / 15 mins / Drama, Family, Suspense
In Mandarin and English with English subtitles
A man pretends to be his sister to help his mother deal with grief and loss but to what extent and consequence does their relationship take?