GOLDEN HORSE: ‘A Sun,’ ‘Detention’ biggest winners

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/11/24
By: William Yen

‘A Sun’ (left) and ‘Detention’. Screenshots of the movie trailer taken from YouTube.

Taipei, Nov. 23 (CNA) Taiwanese director Chung Mong-hong's (鍾孟宏) family drama "A Sun" (陽光普照) and Taiwanese director John Hsu's (徐漢強) psychological horror film "Detention" were the biggest winners at the 56th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei Saturday.

"A Sun," which entered the competition with 10 nominations, came away with best feature film, best director, best leading actor, best supporting male actor, best film editing, and the audience choice award at the ceremony held at Taipei's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall that day.

The nearly three-hour feature is about a family of four, in which the father, A-Wen, is a driving instructor, the mother, Qin, is a hairdresser, and the elder son, A-Hao, is a high school senior preparing for his medical school entrance exam.

The film focuses on the problems of the younger son, A-Ho, who has been "different" since he was a child.    [FULL  STORY]

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