(From left) Wu Chien-ho, Samantha Ko Shu-chin, Chen Yi-wen and Greg Hsu Kuang-han in a still from A Sun, directed by Chung Mong-hong. (From left) Wu Chien-ho, Samantha Ko Shu-chin, Chen Yi-wen and Greg Hsu Kuang-han in a still from A Sun, directed by Chung Mong-hong.
(From left) Wu Chien-ho, Samantha Ko Shu-chin, Chen Yi-wen and Greg Hsu Kuang-han in a still from A Sun, directed by Chung Mong-hong.

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A Sun film review: grief and violence in slow-burn Golden Horse awards winner

  • Suicides, pregnancies and gangland violence punctuate this two-and-a-half hour examination of unaddressed grief and unspoken expectations
  • The film, streaming on Netflix, follows the head of a working-class family in Taipei who turns his back on one son in jail and invests everything in the other

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
(From left) Wu Chien-ho, Samantha Ko Shu-chin, Chen Yi-wen and Greg Hsu Kuang-han in a still from A Sun, directed by Chung Mong-hong. (From left) Wu Chien-ho, Samantha Ko Shu-chin, Chen Yi-wen and Greg Hsu Kuang-han in a still from A Sun, directed by Chung Mong-hong.
(From left) Wu Chien-ho, Samantha Ko Shu-chin, Chen Yi-wen and Greg Hsu Kuang-han in a still from A Sun, directed by Chung Mong-hong.
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