The Rule of the Game
Taiwan , 2001
 
Screenings:
17. October, at 12:00 in KP2
19. October, at 23:25 in KP2
21. October, at 14:10 in KP2


Programmes:
  Competition programme    
Original title:
  Wa dong ren    
Festival title:
  Spillets regler    
Country:
  Taiwan    
Year of production:
  2001    
Screenplay:
  Kuo Cheng, etter en roman av Jerry Huong    
Director:
  Ping Ho    
Photo:
  Han Yun-Chung    
Music:
  Jerry Huang    
Cast:
  Chang Chih, Hsia Ching-Ting, Lee Tien-Chu, Ku Jung Kao, m.fl.    
Production company:
  The Heat Films Co.    
Producer:
  Wade C. Yao    
Sales:
  Flash Forward Entertainment    
Norwegian distribution:
  Festivalimport    
Colour / B&W:
  Colour    
Production format:
  35 mm    
Screening format:
  35 mm    
Time / length:
  103 min    
Picture format:
  WS 1:1,85    
Sound format:
  SRD    
Dialogue:
  Mandarin    
Subtitles:
  Engelske    
Rated (Age):
  15    
Web    
There is a Chinese saying; "birds die for food - people die for fortune". THE RULE OF THE GAME tells a story of several downbeat characters who are willing to die for money. Chewy is the least greedy one, but has the most serious problem. He is not pursuing money, sex or even a better future. He has lost all hopes and desire. He can't go on playing the game. As a 2nd. generation Mainland Chinese refuge in Taiwan, he cannot find a "home" or identity. His only family and companion is an old dog. This movie is about destiny and irony of my generation in Taiwan. When the hole is filled, it becomes a grave. Perhaps Chewy should dig a hole for himself, a well-planned hole where he can lie down and rest with comfort and dignity. - Ho Ping.

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Ping Ho
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