Last Year When the Train Passed by

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    Last Year When the Train Passed by

    Directed by

    France

    2018

    17 min

    • Mandarin
    • Taiwanese

    Documentary

    What were you doing last year when I took this photo from a train passing in front of your house?" My experience of train travel is at the heart of this project. I'm always curious about the little houses I see through the window as I pass by.

    Awards

    • Grand Prix (Lab Competition) - Clermont-Ferrand Short FF
    • Best International Film Award - London Short FF
    • Critics Jury Special Mention - 25 FPS Festival

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Pang-Chuan Huang
    Cinematography
    Pang-Chuan Huang
    Editing
    Pang-Chuan Huang
    Music
    Lim Giong
    Production
    LE FRESNOY
    Pang-Chuan  Huang

    Pang-Chuan Huang

    Taiwan

    Pang-chuan Huang, born in 1988, holds a degree in graphic design from National Taichung University of Science and Technology, and another in cinema and audiovisual from Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle. Huang started in graphic design and photography, and then turned to cinema and video-installation. His works focus on the relationship between material and image, and the ambiguity between documentary and fiction. Huang currently lives and works in France, splitting time between Paris and Le Fresnoy, the national studio for contemporary arts in Lille.
    Both of Huang’s films RETURN and LAST YEAR WHEN THE TRAIN PASSED BY were screened in numerous international festivals and won many awards. He has received Grand Prix in Lab competition at Clermont-Ferrand Festival for two years in a row.

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