Taiwanese film director Huang Hsin-yao. His movie The Great Buddha+ won in five categories at the 2017 Golden Horse Awards. Photo: Jonathan Wong

The Great Buddha+ director Huang Hsin-yao on his Golden Horse-winning feature debut – and the depressing state of Taiwanese society

Documentary filmmaker had hoped his project, a relentlessly bleak view on the daily life of people on the fringes of society, would gain a little interest – instead it swept the boards at all the major Taiwan film festivals

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Taiwanese film director Huang Hsin-yao. His movie The Great Buddha+ won in five categories at the 2017 Golden Horse Awards. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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