Taipei Suicide Story

Taiwan / 2020 / 45 min / Color


A receptionist at a suicide hotel in Taipei forms a fleeting friendship over the course of one night with a guest who can’t decide if she wants to live or die.

Directed and script: KEFF

Producer: Amy Ma

Director of Photography: Kao Tzu-Hao

Production Designer: Sam Lee

Costume Designer: Kuo Fang-Tau

Sound Mix: Tu Duu-Chih

Editor: KEFF and Ge Zhai

Cast: Sung Yuhua, Tender Huang, Tsai Ming-Hsui, Pan Chin-Yu, Li Chia-Chien

Thursday 11 – 20: 30 H

La Filmoteca


Keff is a Taiwanese-American writer/director and a recent graduate of the NYU Graduate Film program. His first short, “Secret Lives of Asians at Night”, was supported by the Spike Lee Film Fellowship, and awarded the Jury Prize for Best Asian-American Film by the Director’s Guild of America. His second short (and NYU thesis), “Taipei Suicide Story”, was supported by the Screencraft Film Fund, and had its World Premiere at the Festival de Cannes (Cinefondation).


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