As reported on CRI News, the movie won six awards at the event held in the capital city of Taiwan recently, including the festival’s biggest honour – the Grand Prix.
Although its director Chang Tso-chi has been sentenced to three years in prison for sexual assault, Taiwanese film “Thanatos, Drunk” was still the biggest winner at this year’s Taipei Film Festival.
It also bagged Best Feature award, Best Leading Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Actresses, as well as Press Award.
The movie, which tells the story of a mother, a pair of brothers, and a tenant living under the same roof, stars Lu Xue-feng, Lee Hong-chi, and Chen Jen-shuo.
Meanwhile, Taiwan-based director Tsai Ming-liang won Best Director for “No No Sleep”, while Best Actress went to Japanese actress Nagasaku Hiromi for her role in “The Furthest End Awaits.”