[Epoch Times, July 26, 2021](Reported by Epoch Times reporter Ma Weifen) Golden Horse director Zhong Menghong directed the first female film “Waterfall”, which brought together acting actresses Jia Jingwen and Wang Jing to perform together. He observes from the perspective of female protagonists for the first time Societies, a loving and moving work was shot, and good news came on (26) today, and it was shortlisted for the Horizon Unit of the Venice Film Festival.
For the finalists, Zhong Menghong expressed his gratitude and hoped that the Taiwanese audience would like this work. The heroine Jia Jingwen said it was indescribably happy and honorable. Wang Jing also felt very honorable. Thanks to the director, crew and Jia Jingwen who has the most opponents.
Zhong Menghong can be said to be a frequent visitor to the international film festival. The first feature film “Parking” was shortlisted for the Cannes Film Festival, followed by the “Fourth Painting”, “Lost Soul”, “Good Trip” and “Sunshine” are also important indicators. Toronto Film Festival. The last film “Sunshine” won the best film of the Houston Film Critics Association and was selected into the short list of the 93rd Oscar Best International Film.
This year’s latest work “Waterfall” was also nominated in the Horizon Unit of the Venice International Film Festival. After Cai Mingliang’s short film “Diamond Sutra” was selected as the closing film of the “Horizon Unit” of the Venice Film Festival in 2012, Taiwanese films were again nominated for this unit. .
The “Horizon Unit” has always been a film that encourages innovation and experimentation. It is an official parallel unit next to the official competition. Being shortlisted is a highly affirmation of the film’s performance. For the finalists, director Zhong Menghong responded with a simple and powerful reply: “Thank you, everyone, and I hope that Taiwanese audiences will like this movie.”
Regarding the selection of “Waterfall” in the “Horizon Unit” of the Venice Film Festival, the two heroines Jia Jingwen and Wang Jing are very happy and honored. Jia Jingwen feels extremely honored. She said: “Through “Waterfall”, I hope everyone will see a lot Those who are lacking in their hearts need to be cared for and taken care of. The wounds are deep, and only love can repair the wounds of the past.”
Wang Jing also thanked the director Zhong Menghong, crew partners and Jia Jingwen who helped her a lot in the performance. She said: “Congratulations, everyone, I hope that the audience in “Waterfall” will not only see the huge impact of the plot, but also see us in life. In the corners that are not often found, there is actually a lot of love.”
Jia Jingwen is even more looking forward to this work being seen by audiences all over the world. Wang Jing also hopes that after the epidemic stabilizes, “Everyone can enter the theater and support “Waterfall” together. There will be many audiences who can experience this most moving life poem with us. .”
“Waterfall” will be released at the end of this year depending on the epidemic situation. The team hopes that more people will be healed by seeing this moving movie.
Editor in charge: Xin Youan