Scene from the film Taste of Wild Tomato
Scene from the film Taste of Wild Tomato
Scene from the film Taste of Wild Tomato
Scene from the film Taste of Wild Tomato
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Taste of Wild Tomato

  • Taiwan

Kaohsiung served as an important military base under Japanese colonial rule and had incurred heavy casualties during the 228 Incident. The film subtly tends to the deep scars of the witnesses, survivors and their descendants as an act of resistance to oblivion. Memories survive through different eras of oppression and continue to live in people’s hearts, just like the wild tomatoes grown in this land.

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  • Original Title
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    LAU Kek-huat
  • Editing
    LAU Kek-huat
  • Music
    Yannick DAUBY
  • Runtime
    123 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Taiwan
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Busan IFF 2021
    • Kaohsiung FF 2021
  • Awards
    • Grand Prize, TIDF Taiwan Competition 2022 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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