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3/12/2021
Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre
WestkowloonPaid
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A moving and beautifully filmed tribute to an ageing master and a disappearing craft

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Director: Yang Li-chou
Taiwan|2017|99 min|DCP |Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles

 

Veteran artist Chen Hsi-huang is the eldest son of renowned Taiwanese glove puppeteer Li Tien-lu – familiar to cinema audiences around the world for his appearances in Hou Hsiao-hsien film’s Dust in the Wind, City of Sadness and the biographical Puppetmaster

 

This moving and beautifully filmed tribute to an ageing master and a disappearing craft, also offers a poignant look at the strained relationship between father and son, and Chen’s late-life search for recognition and a new generation of artists keen to learn and inherit his skills.

 

Features interviews with Hou Hsiao-hsien and actor Lim Giong, who played Chen’s father Li in The Puppetmaster.

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Date3/12/2021
Time16:00 - 15:59
PriceHKD 60
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Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

West Kowloon Cultural District

West Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui

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West Kowloon Cultural District
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West Kowloon Cultural District will be developed into one of the world’s largest cultural quarters, blending art, education and public space. It includes The Xiqu Centre, the Art Park, the M+ Pavilion and the western section of the waterfront promenade are currently open to the public, with exhibitions, events and festivals taking place throughout the year.
West Kowloon Cultural District 西九文化區
West Kowloon
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Last Updated4/12/2021 16:00