In Maso Chen’s documentary The Silent Teacher (category IIA; Mandarin, Minnan), Lin Hui-tsung talks to the body of his late wife as it undergoes embalming.

Film review: The Silent Teacher – new light shed on body donation for science in quietly provocative Taiwanese documentary

Maso Chen’s film offers an intimate look at the grief endured by a man after the body of his wife is donated to a medical university in Taiwan following her death from cancer

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In Maso Chen’s documentary The Silent Teacher (category IIA; Mandarin, Minnan), Lin Hui-tsung talks to the body of his late wife as it undergoes embalming.
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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is the film editor of the Post. Before joining the Culture desk in 2013, he was the arts and culture editor of Time Out Hong Kong. Since he graduated in English and Comparative Literature, Edmund has also studied law and written an MPhil thesis on Hirokazu Koreeda. He is on a masochistic mission to review every Hong Kong film being released.