Lost Black Cats - 35th Squadron ( 疾風魅影 黑貓中隊 )
Taiwan | 2018 | 92 minutes | Director: Jonathan Yang 楊佈新 | English and Mandarin subtitles
A powerful documentary about the Taiwanese pilots involved in the American U-2 project to uncover China’s development of nuclear weapons in the 1960s and 1970s.
Half a century later, director Jonathan Yang interviews remaining pilots including those who were hit by missiles during their spy activities. Through re-enactment and fantastic graphics, the pilots share their experiences and reflect on the significance of their mission. For which country were they really sacrificing their lives?
Text source and photocredit: Taiwan Film Festival Sydney
Detailed info about the film on Taiwan Cinema's Website.