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Hung Hung

Cast & Crew

Type: Director , Scriptwriter
Biography:

Hung Hung is the pen-name of Yen Hung-ya, a well-known talent in literature, performing arts and cinema in Taiwan. Born in 1964 in Taiwan, he is a graduate of the Theatre Department of National Institute of the Arts, and is an award-winning poet and author of five volumes of poetry, short fiction, intimate essays and theatre criticism. He was the chief editor of PERFORMING ARTS REVIEW and THE MODERNIST POETRY, both the leading publications in their respective fields in Taiwan. Hung Hung is both the artistic director and stage director of STALKER THEATER GROUP, founded by him in 1994. He was one of the scriptwriters of Edward Yang's(楊德昌) tow films, "A Brighter Summer Day" (牯嶺街少年殺人事件, 1991), which garnered the Golden Horse Award for Best Original Screenplay, and "A Confucian Confusion." (獨立時代, 1994) Hung Hung has also directed more than a dozen plays, two operas, and three films.

In 2000 he was the programmer of "Taiwan Literary Theater"(台灣文學劇場) series for Crown Theater in Taipei. In 2003 he was the curator of the "Shakespeare in Taipei"(莎士比亞在台北) series for the National Theater of Taiwan.

Between August 1996 and July 1997 Hung Hung was invited as an artist in residence in Cite Internationale Des Arts in Paris.

His first film, "The Love of Three Oranges," (三橘之戀, 1998) was invited to the Venice International Film Festival in 1999. It won the 'Prix FIPRESCI' at the Chicago Film Festival and won the 'Best Director Award' at the Festival of the 3 Continents in France in the same year. "The Human Comedy,"(人間喜劇) his second film, has won the 'Prix du Public' at the Festival of the 3 Continents in 2001, and the 'Best Film Award' in the 2nd Muscat Film Festival. His latest film "A Garden in the Sky,"(空中花園) a digital film full of visual excitements and fantastic imagination, was invited as the opening film of the 2nd Purely 16 Independent Film Festival in Taiwan. It was also selected by the 2003 Moscow International Film Festival, and was awarded the 'Best Art Direction Award' in 2002 Taipei Film Festival. Hung Hung is now seeking an opportunity to realize his new project "The Wall Passer."

Filmography:

Year Title Festivals and Awards
2014 The Rice Bomber 

64th Berlinale, Panorama Selection

2007 The Wall-Passer 

2007 Tokyo International Film Festival
2007 Taipei Film Festival, Special Jury Award

2004 BOHEMIANS IN TAIPEI 

2001 THE HUMAN COMEDY 

2001 CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (U.S.A.)
2001 FESTIVAL OF THE 3 CONTINENTS (Nantes/France)
Prix du Public
2002 MUSCAT FILM FESTIVAL (Oman)
Best Film (Golden Dagger Award)
2002 ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF VESOUL (France)
Opening film
2002 CINEMA NOVO FESTIVAL OF BRUGGE (Belgium)
2002 HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Hong Kong)
Competition, mentioned by the Jury of the FIPRESCI
2002 JEONGJU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Korea)
Competition
2002 CHANGCHUN CHINA FILM FESTIVAL (China)
Special Jury Prize
2002 MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
2002 QUEBEC CITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
2002 FESTIVAL OF FILM AND VIDEO/L'INTERNATIONAL DU CINEMA DE L'ESTRIE (Canada)
2003 'MADE IN TIAWAN' FILM FESTIVAL (France)
Opening film
2003 FOCUS ON ASIA FUKUOKA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Japan)

2001 A GARDEN IN THE SKY 

25th MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (2003, Russia)
The 2nd Purely 16 Independent Film Festival (2001, Taiwan)
Opening Film
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival (2001, Taiwan)
Digital Odyssey Section
Taipei Film Festival (2002, Taiwan)
Best Art Direction

1998 THE LOVE OF THREE ORANGES 

1999 VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Italy) *New Territories Section 1999 CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (U.S.A.) *FIPRESCI Prize - Best First Feature 1999 FESTIVAL OF THE 3 CONTINENTS (Nantes/France) * Best Director (Jacques Demy Prize) 2000 CINEMA NOVO FESTIVAL (Bruges/Belgium) 2000 1st JEONJU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Korea) 2000 BOOKS AND BEYOND FESTIVAL (New Zealand)

Works:

Film (as writer & director)
1998 The Love of Three Oranges(三橘之戀)
2001 The Human Comedy(人間喜劇)
2001 A Garden in the Sky (空中花園)
2003 Poetry in Motion (現在詩進行式video)
2004 Bohemians in Taipei: The Life of Theatre (台北波西米亞video, documentary)
Theatre (as stage director)
1987 Shakespeares' Hamlet
1990 Hung Hung's Confucius Confusion
1994 Aeschylus' The Oresteia
1995 Ionesco's La Lecon
1995 Kleist's Prinz von Homburg
1996 Pasolini's Calderon
1998 Kleist's Das Kathchen von Heilbronn
1998 Donizetti's opera, L'Elisir d'Amore
1999 H. Muller's Quartet
1999 Hsu Chang-huei's opera, Cheng Cheng-kung (Story of
Koxinga)
2000 A Garden in the Sky, a drama featuring Chiang Wen-tse's
fashion designs
2000 Exiles, adapted from Chi-deng-sheng's short novel of the
same title
2000 Bolero 2, a short dance theatre production
2001 Sophia in Wonderland, Ballet
2001 Angels in the Street, tap-dance
2002 Susan Sontag's Alice in Bed
2002 Werner Schwab's UBERGEWICHT, unwichtig:UNFORM---Ein
europaisches Abendmahl
2003 Harold Pinter's Celebration & Caryl Churchill's Far Away
2003 Subway: Dancing in the Light,
adapted from Jimmy's picturebook Sound of Colors
2003 Berlioz's opera, La Damnation de Faust
Literature
1990 Music in the Dark (黑暗中的音樂poetry)
1995 The Walking House and the Edible Boat (可行走的房子可吃的船intimate essays)
1996 A Note Book on the Performing Arts in Taiwan, 1987-1996 (跳舞之後.天亮以前)
1996 Remembering the Last Time I Travelled Travelling(在旅行中回憶上一次旅行poetry)
1996 A Novel-Writing Fish (一尾寫小說的魚short stories)
2001 Things that Concern Me Not (與我無關的東西poetry)

Update:2018/10/30