Lou Ye produces works not always appreciated by the CCP, but in a potentially controversial move given the political climate of the region, Taipei will host his film “Mystery” as part of Taiwan's Golden Horse Film Festival, an event recognized as the “Chinese-language Oscars.” The honors ceremony is set to be held November 24th.
A dark melodrama by an oft-censored Chinese director heads entries in the best film category at Taiwan's Golden Horse Film festival, catapulting mainland cinema to center stage at the event considered the Chinese-language Oscars.
Lou Ye's "Mystery" tells the story of a mild-mannered woman who mounts a radical revenge after uncovering her husband's infidelity.
Aside from best picture award, Lou is also up for best director and Hao Lei, "Mystery'"s female protagonist, is a candidate for best actress.
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