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Formosa Betrayed Movie Website

Just a quickie in between errands — Marc in Taipei flipped me this link to the official website of the new movie Formosa Betrayed. Now in pre-production, the movie is based on the murder of a Carnegie-Mellon Professor, Chen Wen-chen, in 1981 in Taiwan, apparently by KMT security forces. The Taipei Times has some more [...]

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Taiwan’s Movie Industry Malaise

Looks like Krosa has downgraded to an ordinary typhoon, good news for the island….meanwhile Variety offers some typhoon relief in the form of a view of Taiwan’s movie industry that blames the government’s inability to back the industry as a major impediment to its expansion:
In 2003, following the rare B.O. success of Columbia-backed thriller “Double [...]

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