Original Film Title: 觀落陰
Director’s Name: Richer Hu
Writer’s Name: Richer Hu, Xiu Yu Han
Producer: Alexander Khachatryan, Amo Chang
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Country of Filming: Taiwan
Language: Chinese, Chinese – Min Nan
Runtime: 19 minutes 25 seconds
Guān luò yīn is a traditional Taiwanese necromancy.
The scenes of this short film switch between the living and the dead worlds. In the story, the father lost his son and has lived in a van as his home since then.
He constantly seeks help from a spirit medium to communicate with the spirit of his beloved son by Guān luò yīn. Sadly, the father still can’t let go of his hatred for the teen who killed his son.
The film is performed by Li Kang-Sheng, who won the Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actor, and Nadow Lin, who won the Golden Horse Award for Best Supporting Actor, and Erek Lin, who was nominated for the Golden Horse Award for Best New Actor.
The story revolves around the interaction and resentment between the three.