Gingle Wang Ching in a still from Detention (category: IIB; Mandarin), directed by John Hsu Han-chiang. Tseng Jing-hua and Fu Meng-po co-star.

Detention film review: Taiwan’s White Terror evoked in adaptation of fantasy horror video game

  • Gingle Wang Ching and Tseng Jing-hua star in horror film set amid era of political repression in Taiwan
  • The film, by John Hsu Han-chiang, won the best new director and best adapted screenplay prizes at the Golden Horse film awards
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Gingle Wang Ching in a still from Detention (category: IIB; Mandarin), directed by John Hsu Han-chiang. Tseng Jing-hua and Fu Meng-po co-star.
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Gillian Chung in Missing (category IIB; Cantonese), directed by Ronnie Chau and also starring Ling Man-lung and Joey Leung.

Missing film review: Gillian Chung in spooky Hong Kong chiller about alternate realities

  • Starring Gillian Chung, Ling Man-lung and Joey Leung, Missing is an atmospheric film that doesn’t resort to genre clichés
  • It is an encouraging debut for director Ronnie Chau, though some of the acting may test viewers’ patience
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Gillian Chung in Missing (category IIB; Cantonese), directed by Ronnie Chau and also starring Ling Man-lung and Joey Leung.
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