Autumn Days

Tsai Ming-Liang

Direccions Taiwan 24 min Spanish premiere Documentary

Synopsis

A portrait of Nogami Teruyo, a close friend of the director Tsai Ming-Liang. In the first part of the film, she speaks with actor Lee Kang-Sheng about her career in a conversation that is heard but not seen, unfolding against a black screen. The second part is a film like portrait in which Teruyo and Lee are seen but not heard as the camera moves through incrementally wider shots of the pair sitting on a bench amid fallen leaves.

Themes

BiogràficAsian CinemaShort FilmDocumentary

Director

Tsai Ming-Liang

He is one of the greatest exponents of the “Second Wave” of Taiwanese cinema, with an extensive, radical and unforgettable filmography that contains such celebrated films as Goodbye, Dragon InnThe Wayward Cloud or I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone. With Vive l’amour he won the Golden Lion in Venice, with The River he won the Special Jury Prize in Berlin and with Stray Dogs, again in Venice, he won the Grand Jury Prize.

Filmography: The Night (short, 2021, D'A 2022), The Moon and the Tree (short, 2021, D'A 2022), Rizi (Days) (2020, D'A 2021), Your Face (2018, D'A 2019), Afternoon (2015), Autumn Days (short, 2015, D'A 2022), Journey to the West (2014), Stray Dogs (2013, D’A 2014), Visage (2009), No quiero dormir solo (2006), El sabor de la sandía (2005), Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003, D'A 2021), The Skywalk Is Gone (short, 2002, D'A 2022), ¿Qué hora es? (2001), The Hole (1998), El río (1997), Viva el amor (2004), Rebeldes del dios Neón (1992)

Tsai Ming-Liang

Film information

Int. title: Qiu Ri
Director: Tsai Ming-Liang
Script: Tsai Ming-Liang
Contact: Homegreen Films
With: Lee Kang-Sheng, Teruyo Nogami
Country: Taiwan
Year: 2015
Format: DCP
Length: 24 min
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Edition: 2022