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.
An epic film about an aboriginal tribe’s rebellion against Japanese colonial rulers and a sensitive domestic drama took the top honors at Saturday night’s 48th Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan.
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...