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

BiographicAsian CinemaShort FilmDocumentary

Filmmaker

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: Abiding Nowhere (2024, D'A 2024), Where Do You Stand, Tsai Ming-Liang? (short film, 2022), The Night (short film, 2021, D'A 2022), The Moon and the Tree (short film, 2021, D'A 2022), Rizi (Days) (2020, D'A 2021), Your Face (2018, D'A 2019), Afternoon (2015), Autumn Days (short film, 2015, D'A 2022), Journey to the West (2014), Stray Dogs (2013, D’A 2014), Visage (2009), I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006), The Wayward Cloud (2005), Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003, D'A 2021), The Skywalk Is Gone (short film, 2002, D'A 2022), What Time Is It There? (2001), The Hole (1998), The River (1997), Vive l'amour (2004), Rebels of the Neon God (1992)

Tsai Ming-Liang

Film information

Original 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