Goddamned Asura (HKIFF46)

Genre
SPECIAL PROGRAMME
Release Date
30 Aug 2022 (Tue)
Category
--- (HK), ---(Macau)
Running Time
114 Minutes
Language
Mandarin / Chinese and English Subtitle
Director
Lou Yi-An
Cast
Joseph Huang, Mo Tzu-Yi, Wang Yu-Xuan
Synopsis
One night, 18-year-old Jan Wen fires his steel ball gun at random strangers in a night market. The incident sends ripples through multiple lives, including his parents, his best friend, a journalist, and one of the victims’ fiancée. The latest film by director Lou Yi-An (The Losers, 38th) is an intriguing ensemble piece that exposes the pressure cooker environment young people face in modern society and ponders whether a single moment can truly change fate’s trajectory. Playing a teenager who takes desperate measures to survive, talented newcomer Wang Yu-Xuan took home the Golden Horse Award and Taipei Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.

One night, 18-year-old Jan Wen fires his steel ball gun at random strangers in a night market. The incident sends ripples through multiple lives, including his parents, his best friend, a journalist, and one of the victims’ fiancée. The latest film by director Lou Yi-An (The Losers, 38th) is an intriguing ensemble piece that exposes the pressure cooker environment young people face in modern society and ponders whether a single moment can truly change fate’s trajectory. Playing a teenager who takes desperate measures to survive, talented newcomer Wang Yu-Xuan took home the Golden Horse Award and Taipei Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Register as FREE member
Invalid email