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The Last Painting
(The Last Painting)

by Hung-I CHEN

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Taiwanese Chen Hung-I, a leading figure for a whole generation of national filmmakers still searching for new inspiration, makes use of the climate surrounding the latest 2016 presidential elections in Taiwan – which brought to power the first woman President in the country’s history – to weave a sophisticated and luminous political pamphlet. The main plot involves a woman’s murder in front of a painting by a vicious artist and opens the door into a frank accusation against a modern society that is subservient to technocracy and capitalism. What drives Cheng is Art: painting of course, but also photography, cinema and classical music (a superb sound track). As his narrative progresses, he asserts these art forms as prisms of protest and people’s empowerment. This film took part in the Taipei Produire au Sud workshop (Taiwan) in 2015. GM

  • Titre français
    The Last Painting
  • Original title
    The Last Painting
  • Scénario
    Hung-I CHEN, Ying-Chuan WEI
  • Photo
    Jing Ping YU
  • Montage
    Hung-I CHEN, Ching Ying LIU
  • Son
    Dennis TSAO, Chia Wei CHEN
  • Musique
    Jesy CHIANG, Ann BAI
  • Interprétation
    Lin JC, San SAN, Jhong Ze JIANG, Chieh YANG, NANA, Yi LIN WEI
  • Production
    Red Society Films
  • Producteur délégué
    Wang Yu WEI
  • Directeur de production
    Ying-Chuan WEI, Gene YAO, Terrisa CHEN
  • Coproduction
    Julia HSIEH
  • Support de projection
    DCP
  • Sous-titrage

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