Children in Heaven

Direction
Year 
1997
Country
  • Taiwan 
Runtime
13min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Charged with violation of the Water Act, the indigenous community living under the San-ying Bridge was forced to witness their shelters and homes being torn down by the government every year, while the sand and gravel processing plant on the east bank grew larger and larger; the garbage mountain on the west bank higher and higher. This absurd cycle became so familiar that the children of the community began to build and demolish make-believe houses as a game.

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  • Original Title
    Children in Heaven
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Mayaw Biho
  • Editing
    YU Chien-chung
  • Sound
    YU Chien-chung
  • Runtime
    13 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    1997
  • Country
    • Taiwan
  • Format
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Festivals
    • Taiwan International Documentary Festival

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