泪王子 | Prince of Tears

Prince of Tears

Largely based on Yonfan’s childhood memories, Prince of Tears is akin to a sumptuous fairy tale. Alternately magnified through the eyes of innocent children and darkened by the disturbed dreams of frightened, guilty adults, the realities of a little-known era are explored through Yonfan’s powerful vision. As in the best of fables, here too we have a handsome prince and a beautiful princess, a charming fairy and a mean ogre. Elegantly shot, the film weaves the characters and their stories together in a mysterious and lyrical fashion. Yonfan’s pristine touch as production designer seamlessly matches the vibrant light and colour of Chin Ting-chang’s cinematography. As a result, the film’s stunning look provides a stark contrast to the terror within the environment. As both an exquisite rhapsody of emotions and an intriguing historical account, Yonfan’s work is utterly unique. It charms, evokes and informs, perfectly capturing the confusion of adolescence, when the world is full of beauty one moment and immersed in darkness the next.

Directed by Yonfan | Starring : Hsiao-chuan Chang, Terri Kwan, Wing Fan, Kenneth Tsang, Jack Kao | Presented at Venice Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Pusan Film Festival, Dubai Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, Moscow Film Festival

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桃色 | Colour Blossoms

Color Blossoms

A visually stunning reflection on lustful desire, Yonfan’s Colour Blossoms tells the story of Meili, a realtor, who visits a mansion after being asked to sell it. There, she meets the mysterious Madame Umeki, and finds herself caught up in irresistible physical desires that transcend time and space. Geiko Matsuzaka from Japan, Teresa Chung from Hong Kong, and Ha Risoo from Korea explore a dreamy world of sex and passion.

Directed by Yonfan | Starring : Teresa Cheung, Keiko Matsuzaka, Ri-su Ha, Carl Ng, Sho Yokouchi | Presented at Berlin Film Festival, Hong Kong Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro Film Festival, Cinemanila Film Festival, Pusan Film Festival