Lin Ching-Tai is a 52-year-old Presbyterian minister in Taiwan. But for the epic action film “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale,” he traded his vestments for tattoos and a fake scar, transforming into the legendary aboriginal chief Mouna Rudo, who led a bloody rebellion against Japanese colonizers of the island in 1930. The movie is now playing in Los Angeles.
Masanobu Ando stars in director Te-sheng Wei's historical drama about two warring races squaring off in the mountains of Taiwan. [...]
East Asia's cinephiles won't have a local favorite to cheer during this year's foreign-language Academy Awards race after the Taiwan epic “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale” failed to be nominated for best foreign-language film o...