In the face of the sudden closure of the electronic factory, the three Thai migrant workers’ dreams of earning money to support their families were totally shattered. Would they give up their hopes due to all these miseries they experienced in Taiwan? This film offers an unexpected answer to this question.
Haunted by the tragic death of his father, a young Argentinian filmmaker of Taiwanese origin returns to Taipei to film the reunion with his mother. Reality and fiction blend in a moving personal quest in which an incredible portrait of a mother stands out from the picture of a family saga marked by uprooting.
Personal retrospectives reveal life on an American base and in the nearby village following the end of the Korean War. The late testimony of three women forms a raw probe into the soul of women forced by circumstances into prostitution, and reveals the consequences of the presence of American soldiers on the lives of the local inhabitants.
Rosalind MORRIS weaves a transfixing narrative about the lives of migrants whose flight from neighbouring Zimbabwe has led them to seek gold in the ruins. In harrowing POV footage shot by the miners, we follow three men into the underground where they spend days, seeking gold and friendship while fearing accident and violence.