Hard Good Life


This film is a visual journal on fear and courage, loss and gain, and illness and healing in life. It is also a conversation between daughter and father, as well as a reflective monologue on the memory of hope and sorrow. After her father got cancer, the director learned to use the camera to record her father’s struggle. They went through all kinds of treatment together. This unbreakable connection supported them to the very last moment … and never fade away.

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74 minutes


DV & HDV, Color


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Hsu Hui-ju

Hsu hui-ju was born in Kaohsiung,Taiwan. Her documentary films won her a number of awards including the New Asian Currents Award of Excellent at 2003 Yamagata International Documentary Festival. And has been selected to be screened in the section Regards Neufs (International Competition) of 2009 Visions du Reel festival in Switzerland.