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Core Screening at The Picturehouse: The Touch Of The Fate: Da-Yu (members-only)

What This critically acclaimed Taiwanese film explores the life of a troubled teenager who falls into a life of crime, but eventually finds his way again.
When 12 May 2007 (Saturday), 1 pm
Where The Picturehouse
5th Floor The Cathay
2 Handy Road, Singapore 229233
(Near Dhoby Ghaut MRT station)
Admission

Free admission but members only -- flash your membership card to go in. Non-members may sign up online or at the door -- we will issue membership on the spot. No tickets will be sold. Free seating.

 

Director: Zhi-Yuan Pan (An Ocean Too Deep)
Cast: Yang-Yang Chang (Yi-Yi), Zhong-Tian Wu, Tai-Bao (Golden Horse Awards winner for film The Cabbie), Shu-Shen Shiao, Wei-Wen Jiang, Zhen-Nan Cai, Jun-Ming Chang
Running time: 90 minutes

Da-Yu, a 15-year-old boy, is a loner drifting about in the city. He has difficulty expressing his emotions. Nobody likes him as he is a trouble-maker. One day, he is framed for stealing in school. After being humiliated by his teacher, he decides to fight back.

He runs away from school and home, meets some pickpockets by chance, and learns to survive by stealing. Liao and Lee are his master and his senior. Living on the edge causes conflict between Liao and Lee, yet they cannot stop depending on each other. Da-Yu's trials and tribulations help him discover that there is still something worth cherishing in this world.

Awards

15 歲的大雨喜歡獨來獨往的城市之中遊蕩,他沒有情緒,因為他根本不知道該 如何表達出自己的情緒,只因為他是大家都不歡迎的所謂問題轉學生;這一天,在訓導主任的侮辱之下,他選了擇暴力回擊,但是他也選擇了離開學校、離開家庭;在因緣際會下他認識了一群扒手,也進入了一個靠著指間過活的社會…

  老廖和阿立是他的師父和師兄,邊緣和掙扎的個性讓老廖和阿立彼此對立、但卻又彼此需要著。不管是為了彌補自己心中曾經犯的過錯或是為了要證明自己存在的價值,大雨讓他們兩個人找到了救贖的機會與勇氣,大雨經歷這生離死別的一切,也發現這個世界還是值得自己去珍惜和體會…