TNLI Listing of Weekend Events (10/28-30)

What’s on this weekend in Taiwan.

The News Lens
Date: 2016/10/28
By: Hsu Chia-yu

Photo Credit: 風雲唱片提供/sho(RAKU MUSIC)

Photo Credit: 風雲唱片提供/sho(RAKU MUSIC)

■ Doctor Strange (奇異博士) / Science Fiction, Fantasy / PG-12 / Trailer
Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is the world’s top neurosurgeon until he is involved in a car accident that crushes his hands. He embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts by meeting the immortal Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). Ancient One offers to help Stephen in exchange for Strange becoming their latest disciple in a Secret War against the supernatural evils of the universe.
The film features the Marvel Comics character of the same name, and is the 14th film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Scott Derrickson, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen, and Tilda Swinton.

■ Forêt Debussy (德布希森林) / Drama / PG-12 / Trailer
Deep in the barren mountains, a mother (Lu Yi-ching) and a daughter (Gwei Lun-mei) live an isolated quiet life. Before living in seclusion, the daughter was a pianist who lost her husband and son. The mother decided to take her away and hid her in the mountains where no one could ever find them, believing this was the only possible way for her daughter to survive. Nevertheless, they have to face nothing but themselves ever since, as well as to confront the endless forest.

“Forêt Debussy” is the Opening Film of 2016 Kaohsiung Film Festival. Directed by Kuo Cheng-chui (郭承衢), it stars Gwei Lun-mei (桂綸鎂) and Lu Yi-ching (陸弈靜).    [FULL  STORY]

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