Ashes

一线三星



Film Information

Director: Ray Wu 吳宗叡

Country: Taiwan 台湾

Year: 2013

Runtime: 31mins

Rating: PG13 (Some Coarse Language 些许粗俗语言)

Awards: Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 台北金马影展

Synopsis

On Lunar New Year's Eve, three fire fighters Nan, Bin and Ang are exhausted by the daily routines. However, when the alarm rings, they still have to pluck up and race against time to give first aid in each attendance. They have no idea that there are many unexpected events waiting for them. And put it even worse, press from the authorities and the public squeeze them to the bone, when a surge of internal contradiction surfaced, what should they do? “ASHES” describes the story of basic firemen in Taiwan. With the fictional story, it reflects fire fighters’ real life and their hard working environment.

除夕夜,小队长、老鸟、菜鸟留守振兴消防队。镇日疲于奔命的外勤,好不容易吃上年夜饭,警报铃声却响起,三人随即再度启程。然而,出勤路上状况不断,来自上级、民众的眼里,让三人之间的矛盾也逐渐附上台面,在这个无需冲锋陷阵的夜里,他们又将如何面对?

Screening

Date: (A) 17 April 2014 & (B) 20 April 2014

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: The Arts House

*Part of the Chinese Shorts Showcase

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