Execution in Autumn

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Execution in Autumn


Film Information

Director: 李行 Lee Hsing

Cast: 欧威 Ou Wei、唐宝云 Tang Pao Yun、葛香亭Ko Hsiang Ting 、傅碧辉Fu Bi Hui、武家麒Wu Chia Chi、李湘 Li Hsiang、崔福生 Tsui Fu Sheng

Country: 台湾 Taiwan

Year: 1967

Runtime: 97mins

Rating: PG

*李导演映后交流 Q&A director Lee Hsing

第10届金马奖最佳剧情片、最佳导演、最佳男主角、最佳女配角、最佳彩色摄影 10th Golden Horse Awards Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Color Cinematography

美国奥斯卡金像奖最佳外语片初选入围 Shortlist for Academy Awards Best Foreign Picture

Synopsis

Gong is spoiled by his grandmother since childhood. Then he commits murder and being kept in prison. Gong blames this to his grandmother. After the death of grandmother, Gong gradually realizes the truth and faces it bravely. Lee Hsing spent many years for its preparation. The film explores many issues, like the Chinese culture, ethics, vision of life, and Taoist philosophy. It also presents a Chinese film aesthetics and style. The film arouse heated discussion after its release and was rerun for many times. This is the representative work of Lee Hsing.

本片灵感是大家相当熟悉的民间故事“不肖子咬断亲娘乳头”。电影讲述奶奶护孙心切,过渡溺爱,导致孙子作奸犯科,最后入狱判死刑。孙子因此怨恨,认为都是奶奶的错,奶奶过世后才逐渐觉悟,勇敢面对。这部电影是李行导演构思多年的影片,剧中探讨的中国传统文化、伦理观、生命观、时序伦常的哲理内涵及电影美学、手法等,引起当时社会、文艺界的广泛讨论、曾多次重映,发人深省的理论主题,使得此片成为李行最具代表性的作品。

Screening

Date: 26 April 2015

Time: 2.00pm

Venue: National Museum Gallery Theatre

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