Secrets of 1979

FILM INFO

Original Title

弓蕉園的秘密

Year

2021

Film Status

EPs & Duration

90 MIN

Director

Zero CHOU

The Taiwanese movie Secrets of 1979 brings the audience back to the White Terror period in Taiwan. It is the secret story around political and homosexual taboos during the Formosa Island incident. In the summer of 1979, Bīng-kuan asked her college friend Shu-lan to help out on her family’s banana plantation. As time went by, the two girls secretly developed a romantic relationship, and later they even volunteered at the Formosa Magazine to promote freedom of expression. Yet, their budding romance was fated to be cut short, due in large part to the suppression of dissidents under martial law…

SALES CONTACT

Company

Taiwan Public Television Service Foundation

Contact

Lynn WU

Email

[email protected]

Tel

+886 2 2633 8051

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