Austin Lin and Nikki Hsieh in a still from I WeirDo (category IIA; Mandarin), directed by Liao Ming-yi.
Austin Lin and Nikki Hsieh in a still from I WeirDo (category IIA; Mandarin), directed by Liao Ming-yi.

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I WeirDo movie review: OCD-themed Taiwanese romantic comedy a charming snapshot of the Covid-19 era

  • He has OCD and she has sun allergy, meaning they don’t venture out unless clad head to toe in PPE. Their obsessions draw them together, though not too close
  • Austin Lin and Nikki Hsieh start in Liao Ming-yi’s debut feature, shot on iPhones before the Covid-19 outbreak yet an ideal metaphor for strange times

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Austin Lin and Nikki Hsieh in a still from I WeirDo (category IIA; Mandarin), directed by Liao Ming-yi.
Austin Lin and Nikki Hsieh in a still from I WeirDo (category IIA; Mandarin), directed by Liao Ming-yi.
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