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COIN BOY (銅板少年)

Directed by: Li Chuan-Yang 2016 | 24 min.

Section: Love in Small Corners

Premiere: Hawaii Premiere

Countries: Taiwan

Languages: Chinese, with English subtitles

Genres: Biography, Coming of Age, Drama, Family


Synopsis

The graffiti on the obverse of a coin turns out to be the portrait of a teenager's coming of age. Tai is a fourth grade student whose family owns a claw machine business. He often travels with his father to help with the replenishment and collecting coins from the claw machines. Today is the day to pay for the school camping fees. Tai brings exact coins to school to pay for it. But his teacher asks him to change coins into bills before he pays. Tai is very upset but doesn’t want to tell his father about what happened at school. After school, when they start to work together again, Tai is lurking to find a chance to change those coins into bills himself...

Screenings

Friday, November 04 8:00 PM Dole Cannery E Date Passed
Plays with:  LOVE IN SMALL CORNERS LULLABY
SONG ON CANVAS
WONDERLAND
THE SPA
LOG IN DINNER

Cast & Crew

Director Li Chuan-Yang
Producer Tsai Hsin-Yun
Cast Sieh Fei, Liu Liang-Tso, Fang Shiou-Lan
Cinematographer Yang Ta-Ching
Editor Li Chuan-Yang
Writer Li Chuan-Yang