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Taiwan2021119 minMandarin, Taiwanese with English subtitlesCanadian PremiereDrama, Fantasy, Romance
Hsiao-chi has never been an ordinary girl. She is always a step faster than everyone else, perhaps too fast for her to connect with anyone romantically. With Valentine’s Day approaching, Hsiao-chi’s anxious about finding someone. When she finds herself the dream date, she goes to bed looking forward to Valentine’s Day. But to her surprise and disappointment, she wakes up on February 15. Maybe A-tai, the bus driver who is a step slower than everyone else, has the answer to her missing Valentine’s Day.
This whimsical and heartwarming love story will take you on a journey to find Hsiao-chi’s missing Valentine’s Day. As you piece the puzzle together through the two different perspectives of Hsiao-chi and A-tai, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by its fairytale-like way of unfolding a story about “bad timing.” A talented cast, including rookie Patty Lee, will make you wish the tale would last a bit longer.
- June Kim
Busan International Film Festival, 2020
Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, 2020
Far East Film Festival, 2021
Best Narrative Feature, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Visual Effects, Best Film Editing, Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards, 2020
Audience Choice Award, Asian Pop-up Cinema, 2021
Crystal Mulberry Award, Black Dragon Award, Far East Film Festival, 2021
After receiving much acclaim with his first feature Tropical Fish (1995), Chen Yu-hsun left the film scene and focused on advertisements until he returned to filmmaking in 2013. My Missing Valentine, his fifth feature, won multiple awards at various festivals including the Golden Horse Awards.
10 Nov, 2021
to 19 Nov, 2021
This presentation has English subtitles.
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