MERRY-GO-ROUNDDirected by Ray Wu
Filmmakers in attendance.
Screening of this film is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Republic of China (Taiwan) and Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
Ko is a disconsolate security guard at an aging amusement park. He calls the police daily for an update on his daughter, who went missing decades ago near the merry-go-round. On the day before the closure, Ko must confront the déjà vu to reunite another lost girl with her mother.
Director: Ray Wu
Writer: Ying-Chu Lin
Producer: Ying-Chu Lin, Yu-Fang Huang
Director of Photography: Ming-Zhe Hsiao
Gaffer: I-Ting Chen
Sound Recordist: Sia Ping
Film Editor: Shih-Ping Cheng
Cast: Ko An, Isa Lin, Jr-Ching Xue
Pixelated glimpse of some of the intimate moments of life. From a panicked search for a missing child, to the remnants of loss and war; this collection of live action, experimental, and animated works poignantly asks, “What would you do?” — Annie Liang & Eseel Borlasa