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18 (film)
''18'' is a 1993 Taiwanese experimental film directed by Ho Ping, written by Ho Ping and Kuo Cheng, based on Kuo Cheng's 1991 short story "God's Dice" (上帝的骰子). The title refers to a popular Taiwanese gambling game played with 4 dice in a rice bowl, with the highest combination (called "18") containing 2 sixes and 2 of any identical number not six (i.e. 1166, 2266, 3366, 4466, and 5566). Cast * Wu Hsing-kuo as "Weirdo", probably a second-generation immigrant from mainland China who is a little confused about his identity. * Lin Chi-lou as Weirdo's wife. * Lin Chia-chen as Weirdo's young daughter who is too mature for her age. * Lu Hsiao-fen as Mingzhu, a convenience store owner. * Lu Hsiao-fen as Ah Kiu, a hotel owner. * Tou Chung-hua as Ah Hai. * Chen Hui-lou as Ah Kiu's old husband who came from mainland China around 1949. * Sze Yu as Wu Sheng, an illegal immigrant from mainland China. Awards and nominations The film won International Federation of Film Critics ...
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Ho Ping
Ho Ping (; born 1958) is a Taiwanese film director. Born in Hsinchu, Taiwan, he studied chemical engineering at Tunghai University before moving to the United States to earn an MFA from Syracuse University. Upon graduation, Ho returned to Taiwan in 1987 and released his directorial debut, ''The Digger'' (''Yin jian xiang ma'') (1988). The next year, he won the Special Jury Prize at the 25th Golden Horse Awards with ''The Suona Player'' (''Chui gu chui'', also known as ''For whom the Suona Blows''). Both ''The Digger'' and ''The Suona Player'' were film adaptions of short stories written by Wang Ben-hu. According to director Daw-Ming Lee, his films share a "bitter tone of absurdity" and he is influenced by Jean-Pierre Melville, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Shūji Terayama and Luis Buñuel. Ho has won a number of awards throughout his career, including the International Federation of Film Critics Award, the Don Quixote Prize of the International Federation of Film Societies, an ...
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Golden Horse Award For Best Adapted Screenplay
The Golden Horse Award for Best Adapted Screenplay () is given at the Golden Horse Film Awards. Winners and nominees 2000s 2010s 2020s References External links * * {{Golden Horse Film Awards Golden Horse Film Awards ...
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Films Set In Taiwan
A film also called a movie, motion picture, moving picture, picture, photoplay or (slang) flick is a work of visual art that simulates experiences and otherwise communicates ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through the use of moving images. These images are generally accompanied by sound and, more rarely, other sensory stimulations. The word "cinema", short for cinematography, is often used to refer to filmmaking and the film industry, and to the art form that is the result of it. Recording and transmission of film The moving images of a film are created by photographing actual scenes with a motion-picture camera, by photographing drawings or miniature models using traditional animation techniques, by means of CGI and computer animation, or by a combination of some or all of these techniques, and other visual effects. Before the introduction of digital production, series of still images were recorded on a strip of chemically sensitize ...
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Films Shot In Taiwan
A film also called a movie, motion picture, moving picture, picture, photoplay or (slang) flick is a work of visual art that simulates experiences and otherwise communicates ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through the use of moving images. These images are generally accompanied by sound and, more rarely, other sensory stimulations. The word "cinema", short for cinematography, is often used to refer to filmmaking and the film industry, and to the art form that is the result of it. Recording and transmission of film The moving images of a film are created by photographing actual scenes with a motion-picture camera, by photographing drawings or miniature models using traditional animation techniques, by means of CGI and computer animation, or by a combination of some or all of these techniques, and other visual effects. Before the introduction of digital production, series of still images were recorded on a strip of chemically sensitized ...
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Films With Screenplays By Kuo Cheng
A film also called a movie, motion picture, moving picture, picture, photoplay or (slang) flick is a work of visual art that simulates experiences and otherwise communicates ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through the use of moving images. These images are generally accompanied by sound and, more rarely, other sensory stimulations. The word "cinema", short for cinematography, is often used to refer to filmmaking and the film industry, and to the art form that is the result of it. Recording and transmission of film The moving images of a film are created by photographing actual scenes with a motion-picture camera, by photographing drawings or miniature models using traditional animation techniques, by means of CGI and computer animation, or by a combination of some or all of these techniques, and other visual effects. Before the introduction of digital production, series of still images were recorded on a strip of chemically sensitize ...
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1990s Mandarin-language Films
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Films Directed By Ho Ping
A film also called a movie, motion picture, moving picture, picture, photoplay or (slang) flick is a work of visual art that simulates experiences and otherwise communicates ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through the use of moving images. These images are generally accompanied by sound and, more rarely, other sensory stimulations. The word "cinema", short for cinematography, is often used to refer to filmmaking and the film industry, and to the art form that is the result of it. Recording and transmission of film The moving images of a film are created by photographing actual scenes with a motion-picture camera, by photographing drawings or miniature models using traditional animation techniques, by means of CGI and computer animation, or by a combination of some or all of these techniques, and other visual effects. Before the introduction of digital production, series of still images were recorded on a strip of chemically sensitize ...
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Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki (; el, Θεσσαλονίκη, , also known as Thessalonica (), Saloniki, or Salonica (), is the second-largest city in Greece, with over one million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, and the capital of the geographic region of Macedonia, the administrative region of Central Macedonia and the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace. It is also known in Greek as (), literally "the co-capital", a reference to its historical status as the () or "co-reigning" city of the Byzantine Empire alongside Constantinople. Thessaloniki is located on the Thermaic Gulf, at the northwest corner of the Aegean Sea. It is bounded on the west by the delta of the Axios. The municipality of Thessaloniki, the historical center, had a population of 317,778 in 2021, while the Thessaloniki metropolitan area had 1,091,424 inhabitants in 2021. It is Greece's second major economic, industrial, commercial and political centre, and a major transportation hub for Greece and ...
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Thessaloniki International Film Festival
The Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF), organized by the cultural institution of the same name under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture, is held every November in Thessaloniki.TIFF features international competition sections, and its program includes tributes to major filmmakers and national cinemas, as well as sidebar events such as masterclasses, exhibitions, live concerts and workshops. In addition to TIFF, its parent cultural institution holds the annual Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (TDF) in March. Overview The Thessaloniki International Film Festival focuses on independent cinema and emerging filmmakers from around the world. The festival serves as an essential platform for film professionals from Greece and Southeast Europe. The event attracts an audience of more than 80.000. Hundreds of Greek and foreign guests, including major figures of the international film scene, have attended TIFF. TIFF is held at the historical “Olympion” theate ...
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International Federation Of Film Critics
The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI, short for Fédération Internationale de la PRESse CInématographique) is an association of national organizations of professional film critics and film journalists from around the world for "the promotion and development of film culture and for the safeguarding of professional interests." It was founded in June 1930 in Brussels, Belgium. At present it has members in more than 50 countries worldwide. In reaction to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, FIPRESCI announced that it will not participate in festivals and other events organized by the Russian government and its offices, and canceled a colloquium in St. Petersburg, that was to make it familiar with new Russian films. FIPRESCI Award The FIPRESCI often gives out awards during film festivals (such as at the Berlin International Film Festival, the Cannes Film Festival, Vienna International Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, the Venice Film Festiva ...
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Golden Horse Award For Best Cinematography
The Golden Horse Award for Best Cinematography () is given at the Golden Horse Film Awards, a film festival and awards ceremony held annually in Taiwan. From the 1st Golden Horse Awards in 1962 to the 14th Golden Horse Awards in 1977, this award was called the Golden Horse Award for Best Color Cinematography. During that time, a Golden Horse Award for Best Black and White Cinematography was also awarded 5 times. Superlatives Since 1990, the following cinematographers have received two or more Best Cinematography awards: Winners and nominees :''Note: Original titles are in traditional Chinese A tradition is a belief or behavior (folk custom) passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past. A component of cultural expressions and folklore, common examples include holidays or ....'' 1990s 2000s 2010s External links Official website Official website {{Golden Horse Film Awards Golden Horse Film ...
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