Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Hung Hung

Hung Hung 鴻鴻
Director of The Wall-Passer

Hung Hung is a well-known poet, stage director and filmmaker in Taiwan. He is the co-author of Edward Yang's film 《A Brighter Summer Day》 (1991) and director of many plays, operas and films. His first film, 《The Love of Three Oranges》 (1998), was an invitée to the Venice Film Festival 1999 and won the Prix FIPRESCI at the Chicago Film Festival and the Best Director at the Festival of the 3 Continents. His second film, 《Human Comedy》, which has won the Prix du Public at the Festival of the 3 Continents in 2001 as well as the Golden Dagger Award (Best Film) in the Muscat Film Festival.

His third film, 《A Garden in the Sky》, a digital film full of visual excitements and fantastic imagination, won the Best Art Direction Prize winner in Taipei Film Festival 2002. It was also an invitée to Moscow International Film Festival in 2003. His latest cinematic venture, 《The Wall-Passer》, a fantastic film is already a milestone in Taiwan's film industry.


Filmography / Awards

Writer:
2007 《The Wall-Passer》
2002 《A Garden in the Sky》
2001 《Human Comedy》
1999 《The Love of Three Oranges》
1994 《A Confucian Confusion》
1991 《A Brighter Summer Day》


Director:
2007 《The Wall Passer》
Pusan International Film Festival
2002 《A Garden in the Sky》
2001 《Human Comedy》
Nantes Three Continents Festival - Audience Award
Hong Kong International Film Festival - Fipresci Prize
Muscat Film Festival - Golden Dagger
1999 《The Love of Three Oranges》
Nantes Film Festival - Best Director Award
Chicago International Film Fsetival - Fipresci Prise

Producer:
2001 《Human Comedy》
1999 《The Love of Three Oranges》

Actor:
1994 《A Confucian Confusion》
1991 《A Brighter Summer Day》