Father to Son
范保德 | 2018 | Taiwan | Hsiao Ya-Chuan | 115 mins
The 3rd London East Asia Film Festival opens on 25th October 2018 and brings the box office hits, latest releases by East Asia's most prominent directors in the strand, LEAFF's Official Selection. LEAFF screens the UK premiere of Director Hsiao Ya-Chuan latest feature, FATHER TO SON that has received great praise in Taiwan.
On his 60th birthday, Van Pao-Te finds out that he is seriously ill. He decides not to receive treatment, but instead chooses to travel to Japan with his son in search for his father who had abandoned him over 50 years ago in an attempt to reconcile generations.
Text source and photocredit: London East Asia Film Festival LEAFF