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HSIMENG RENSHENG

In Competition
Directed by :
HOU Hsiao Hsien 
Country:
TAIWAN
Duration:
142.00 minutes
  • Jury Prize, 1993

Synopsis

Li Tien Lu is the world's most famous puppet master. Born in Taïwan on the wake of World War I, he lived through the Japanese occupation, and American bombings of his country. Now eighty-four, reflects on the forces that shaped his life: "My hands breathed life into my puppet figures. I created them and directed the drama of their fates, almost as though I were God himself. But the reality is that, with someone above me pulling the strings, I, too, am a mere puppet..."


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