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Old Fox

老狐狸

Directed by Hsiao Ya-chuan

Cast: Akio Chen, Bai Run-yin, Eugenie Liu, Liu Kuan-ting

Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, 2023 Golden Horse Film Festival
Official Selection, 2023 Tokyo International Film Festival

As many 11-year-olds do, Liao Jie looks up to his dad, who teaches him the virtues of modesty, thrift, and integrity. But the economy is shifting, there is money to be made, and Liao Jie starts to gather that if they are to open their dream business, they need to pounce. Enter the mysterious landlord known as “old fox,” whose Rolls Royce and noir villain affect seduce Liao Jie with hard truths that counter his dad’s idealism. A moral drama of winners, losers, rigged games, and a most unique coming of age.

 

Co-Presented by Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP) and the San Diego Chinese Women’s Association.

Dates & Times

UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley

Monday, April 22, 2024
5:30 pm