A Time in Quchi (Shu jia zuo ye)
Vogue TheatreSat, Nov 2, 2013 2:00 PM Not Available
Fall Season Festival
Fall Season Festival:Taiwan Film Days
Film Info
Original Language Title:Shu jia zuo ye
Year of Prod:2013
Running Time:109 min
dir:Chang Tso-chi
scr:Chang Tso-chi
cam:Jacky Chen
Shu Chih-chun
Yuan Ching-kuo
When Bao is left with his grandfather in Quchi (a rural outpost of Taipei) for the summer, he struggles with the withdrawal of disconnecting from the bustle and technology of his usual day-to-day. His coming-of-age begins to take hold as he finds new ways to occupy himself and feed his creative mind. As he learns to deal with separation, new experiences and the underlying quiet, Bao begins to know himself. Told with wry humor and heartfelt twists, A Time in Quchi has drawn favorable comparisons to Hou Hsiao-hsien’s classic film A Summer at Grandpa’s and was a standout at this year’s Locarno Film Festival.