Print this page

Soul of a Demon

Rate this item
(0 votes)

Soul of a Demon

Soul of a Demon

(Hu Die)

by Chang Tso-chi



Soul of a Demon

Director: Chang Tso-chi

Script: Chang Tso-chi

Cinematographer: Chang Chen

Editor: Chang Tso-chi

Sound: Chang Chao-min

Music: Thio Hugo-Panduptra

Cast: Tseng Yi-che, Chen Pei-chun, Cheng Yu-jen, Chan Cheng-yun, Tsai Chieh-de, Hsie Yueh-hsia

Production: Chang Tso-chi Film Studio (, CMC Entertainment

Year: 2008

35 mm, Colour, 122 min, 
OV Mandarin with French Subtitles

Berlin Film Festival 2008 - Panorama


With kind support of the Taipei Representative Office in France and GIO

Che went to prison for his brother, Ren, who stabbed to death the son of Shun, the local gangster boss. While Chen served three years in prison, Ren fled to Japan. When he was in Japan, Ren lived with his father, who left the family a long time ago. On his release, Che return to the little coastal town Nanfangoa where he grew up. No sooner does Che arrive than he discovers that his father, Chang, has returned after having spent twenty years in Japan; his brother, Ren has also come back. Chang has some unfinished business with Sun. Che embarks on a journey with an ex-girlfriend who has not spoken since experiencing a certain traumatic event. They travel to the island of Lanyu where Che’s mother is buried. Che’s mother was an islander; she was never able to get over her husband leaving her.


Related items