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Chuan Chung

Taiwan

Biography

CHUNG Chuan is the first Taiwanese who graduated from the Beijing Film Academy with a degree in Documentary. He won the Cloud Gate scholarship in 2005. His second film, Wo-men, won Best Documentary at the Mexico Oaxaca Film Festival, the honourable mention at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2010 and the Golden Palm Award at the Mexico Film Festival in 2011.


Filmography:
2006 The Affair of Three Cities: The Game
2006 The Affair of Three Cities: Hello Visitor
2009 Wo-men

2013 Face to Face
2016 Match Point

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Face to Face

Face to Face (Orig.) / 2013 / Taiwan / 110 min

They're ordinary men who are trying to join the dangerous and exciting sport, wrestling, to prove that they are still alive and unique in their own way, i.e. in pain. When the enemy attacks, they are not afraid at all. These men risk their lives to provide the audiences with excellent shows. Once they have gone down this path, they not only cannot turn back but have to face it on their own.

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