Cities of Last Things
First screened in September 2018
Director: Ho Wi Ding. Cast: Lee Hong-Chi, Jack Kao, Huang Lu, Louise Grinberg, Linda Liu, Chang Kuo-Chu, Ivy Yin, Ding Ning, Hsia Ching-Ting, Igor Kovic, Eric Tu, Kenny Kuo. Screenplay: Ho Wi Ding. Twitter Capsule:
Totally fine, half-futuristic thriller. Brutality's over the top. Episodes could resonate more than they do.
Toronto's Platform jury, including Lee Chang-dong and Béla Tarr, saw more originality here than I did, but, you know, what have they ever done?