2006. Taiwan. Mong-Hong Chung. 92 min.
New York premiere. Discussion with Dr. Wen and assistant director Ya-Ling Lan
Saturday, February 16, 2008, 2:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2006. Taiwan. Directed by Mong-Hong Chung. In 1996, Felix, a Taiwanese-American boy, posts a puzzling notice on the door of his bedroom. Three hours later he commits suicide. Devastated, his father, Dr. Wen, leaves Iowa, his home of twenty years, and moves to Miami, where he meets a young cancer patient who brings a new perspective to his life. Presented in collaboration with Taiwan International Documentary Festival, where it won the Audience Choice Award. In English, Mandarin, Spanish; English subtitles. 92 min.