THE GREAT BUDDHA +

 OFFICIAL PANORAMA

“ASIAN CINERAMA” | OUT OF COMPETITION

Director: Huang Hsin- yao
Year: 2017
Duration: 102′
Language: Original Version – Spanish Subtitles
Genre : Comedy

Synopsis

Pickle is a night security guard at a bronze statue factory and his best friend Belly Button works as a recycling collector during the day, and Pickle’s biggest pleasure in life is flicking through the porn magazines Belly Button collects in the small hours in the  security room. Having late night snacks and watching television are an integral part of their dull lives. One day when the television is broken, their lives are changed forever.

Director’s Biography

Huang Hsin-yao was born in 1973 in Tainan (Taiwan). He is a director and actor, known for “The Great Buddha +” (2017), “Taivalu” (2010) and “Da fo” (2014). His works have been presented at international film events such as the 2004 Taipei Biennial and the London Documentary Film Festival 2011. His work, “Taivalu”, won the Grand Prize and the Best Documentary at the 2011 Taipei Film Festival, and the Merit Award at the 2010 Taiwan International Documentary Film Festival.

Festivals and Awards

2017: primer premio en el 19 ° Festival de Cine de Taipei

2015: mejor guión adaptado y mejor director nuevo de Huang en los 54º Golden Horse Awards


Before this session, the short film “MEIYING MG-01″ by Adrià Guxens will be projected.

SCREENING

Friday 9th Nov

20:00h

CINEMES GIRONA