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Director:Du Jiayi

Drama Youth Drama

World Premiere

10/24 14:20- 10/27 18:00-

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90min Mandarin, Tibetan, Taiwanese Color | 2011 China | 

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A Taiwanese youth cycles to Tibet to fulfill his brother's final wish, experiencing encounters and farewells, struggles with nature, and himself. An arduous rite of passage told with powerful imagery.


Shuhao is a twenty-four-year-old Taiwanese university graduate. His older brother Shuwei, whom he has idolized since childhood, dies on a bicycle ride to Lhasa. He decides to complete Shuwei’s journey, hoping to prove himself through this challenging trip. Shuhao's inexperience almost sees him headed over a cliff one dark night. Food poisoning nearly costs him his life just after surviving an attack by a pack of menacing Tibetan Mastiffs. In the end, Shuhao arrives in Lhasa to see the Potola Palace. His lonely journey, filled with laughter and tears, brings him to the discovery of a new purpose in life.

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10/24 14:20 - 16:20 (90min.)


Guest (tentative): Du Jiayi(Director), Li Xiao-chuan(Actor), Li Tao(Actress), Nina Han(Producer), Wang Yi(Production Designer), Hu Xuan(Visual Effects Artist)

Advance Tickets ¥1000(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1000(Tax included)

Special student admission tickets at the door: ¥500(Tax included)



10/27 18:00 - 20:00 (90min.)


Guest (tentative): Du Jiayi(Director), Chang Shu-hao(Actor), Li Tao(Actor), Nina Han(Producer)

Advance Tickets ¥1000(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1000(Tax included)

Special student admission tickets at the door: ¥500(Tax included)


* Please note that the screening schedule, Q&A and Greeting from the Stage are subject to change. The stage appearances of guests and scheduled closing time of the show may change according to circumstances.

* Advance Tickets can be purchased by telephone/internet and from convenience stores (Seven-Eleven, CircleKSunkus, Lawson) and playguide on First-come basis.

* Please be forewarned that the number of Tickets at the Door is limited. Tickets at the Door can be only purchased two tickets per person. You are kindly requested not to form a queue before the theater in the late-evening.

Du Jiayi

Du Jiayi was born in 1977 in Shanghai, China. When he was a little boy, Empire of the Sun was shot just near his home, and that inspired him to become a filmmaker twenty years later. Du has no degree or education in film school, but he has been involved in several blockbuster films. He is a producer of Forever Enthralled and an actor in Shower and Wheat. KORA is Du's first theatrical feature film.

Director : Du Jiayi
Executive Producer : Chen Kuofu
Producer : Tao Kun
Producer : Nina Han
Producer : Qian Shi-mu
Screenplay : Chang Chia-lu
Screenplay : Cheng Hsiao-che
Cinematographer : Du Jie
Production Designer : Wang Yi
Recording : Zhao Nan
Music : Michiru Oshima
Visual Effects Artist : Hu Xuan

Chang Shu-hao
Li Xiao-chuan
Li Tao

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