Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh 2020

View other Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh Films by strand: A Borrowed Hong Kong, Documentaries, Melodrama Divas, Shorts, Taiwan New Cinema, Taiwanese Hokkien-Language Films

Ice Poison (Bing Du) (Country: Taiwan, Myanmar; Year: 2014; Director: Midi Z; Writer: Midi Z; Stars: Wang Shin-Hong, Wu Ke-Xi)
A young farmer becomes a drugs courier in a bid to make ends meet.
Jade Miners (Country: Taiwan; Year: 2015; Director: Midi Z)
A documentary about Burmese migrant workers risking their lives in pursuit of jade during the state's bloody conflict with the Kachin Independence Organisation.
The Palace On The Sea (Hai Shang Huang Gung) (Country: Taiwan, Burma; Year: 2014; Director: Midi Z; Writer: Midi Z; Stars: Shin-Hong Wang, Ke-Xi Wu)

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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