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by Elvis A-Liang Lu


The director gets a phone call from his aged mother. A stubborn woman, she worries about the future of the rest of the family. The father is a gambling addict in poor health; the brother is penniless yet sure of his talent as a medium. Looking back at the reasons he left 20 years earlier, Elvis A-Liang Lu creates a wonderful family portrait, touching and full of light.

international title: A Holy Family
original title: Shén rén zhī jiā
country: Taiwan, France
year: 2022
genre: documentary
directed by: Elvis A-Liang Lu
film run: 90'
cinematography by: Wen-Chin Chou, Elvis A-Liang Lu, CK Chen
film editing: Yi-Ling Huang
producer: Stefano Centini, Jean Laurent Csinidis
production: Films de Force Majeure, Volos Films Ltd. (TW)

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