Exit No. 6 六號出口
(Lin Yu-hsien 林育賢, 2007, 95 mins)
Thursday, 18th March, 2010 from 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Rooms 8/9, Faculty Asian & Middles Eastern Studies,
University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge
Including a Q&A with the director Lin Yu-hsien 林育賢
Co-organised by the Taipei Representative Office in the UK and the
Department of East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge
Synopsis: Looking for excitement and the meaning of life, daredevil Van Dine and his friends Vance, Fion, and Vivian find themselves spending their summer investigating a series of mysterious disappearances of high school girls at Exit No. 6 on the Taipei Metro. Their investigation leads them to the “Autumn Leaves Club” blog, whose terrifying truth will soon be exposed…
Director Lin Yu-Hsien (b.1974) is the founder of Jump Boys Films, and has been a long contributing force time in directing, screenwriting, and editing for the Taiwan film industry. His works present, often in a humourous way, his close studies of human and society. He was nominated for the Golden Horse Digital Short Film Competition for his documentary shorts “Pray for Graffiti” and “His-Men Street”. His first full-length documentary “Jump! Boys” (2005) was critically acclaimed, and set the record for the biggest box office and longest theatre run-time of three months for its genre. “Exit No. 6” is Director Lin’s first feature film.
All are welcome!
This event is free and the film has English subtitles.
For further information, please contact Dr Pei-Yi Lin (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).