Ya-Ling Chang

Poster for the movie "Mickey on the Road"

Mickey on the Road

Mickey is a twenty-something Taiwanese woman: sporting short hair, a baseball cap, and impressive tattoos, she’s both tough and depressed. Her mother lives in a kind of alcoholic haze; her dad left them long ago and owns a factory in Guangzhou, China. Mickey practices martial arts rituals at a local temple, an activity reserved for men. Her best friend, Gin Gin, is an ultra-femme bleached blonde go-go dancer. Gin discovers she’s pregnant while her boyfriend … Read more