A 90-year-old woman living on Iriomote Island, known as the “Island of the Dead,” and the beautiful yet cruel nature of the island are shown. She came over from Taiwan when she was 10. Why does she stay on this island? And what do her eyes capture?
Director, Producer: Huang Yin-Yu/ Co-producers: Tetsujiro Yamagami, Annie Ohayon Dekel, Farid Rezkallah/ Associate Producers: Johan Chang, Yvonne Fu, So Sugaya/ Cinematographer: Nakatani Shungo/ Music: Thomas Foguenne/ Editors: Valérie Pico, Mon Cher Ho, Huang Yin-Yu/ Sound Design & Mixing: Chou Chen, Li Chia-jung, Allen Kang (Seismic Sound Lab. Ltd.)/ Color-grading: Michel Esquirol, Nakatani Shungo/ Production: Moolin Films, Ltd. & Moolin Production, Co., Ltd./ Co-Production: Siglo, Ltd. (Japan), 24 images (France)/ With the Support by: National Culture and Arts Foundation of Taiwan, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan, and more.
A film director and producer from Taiwan who lives in Okinawa. After graduating from Tokyo Zokei University with a master’s degree in film majoring, he established a film production and distribution company based in Okinawa and Taiwan, “Moolin Production”, and has been engaged in film activities.
He began documentary filmmaking in 2010 and since then has completed several short-form documentaries, including “Temperature at Nights” (2013) which is selected in the international competition of Visions du Réel; and “YAMAMORI” (2014), a part of an omnibus project produced by Naomi Kawase for Nara International Film Festival.