Chung Mong-Hong

CHUNG Mong-Hong (钟孟宏) was born in Ping-Tong, Taiwan. He received his B. S. in Computer Engineering from National Chao Tung University in Taiwan,  and his M. F. A. in Filmmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Since  1997,  Chung  has  directed  more  than  one  hundred  TV commercials. In 2008, his first long feature film Parking was selected in Cannes Film Festival for the Un Certain Regard section. His second long feature film, The  Fourth  Portrait, won him the Best Director of Golden Horse  Award  in  2010,  and  has  been  selected  in  Locarno  and  Toronto International Film Festival. His third long feature film, Soul, has also been selected  in  Toronto,  Tokyo  and  Pusan  International  Film  Festival. Godspeed is CHUNG’s 4th long feature film.

Filmography

Documentary

Doctor (2006)
Best Documentary, Taipei Film Festival
Merit Prize, Asian Vision Competition
PTS Audience Choice Award, Taiwan International Documentary Festival MOMA Documentary Fortnight Festival, New York, 2008

Feature Film

Parking (2008)
Un Certain Regard Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival
FIPRESCI Prizes, Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival

The Fourth Portrait (2010)
Best Narrative Feature, Taipei Film Festival
Best Director, 47th Golden Horse Awards
Locarno International Film Festival
Contemporary World Cinema,
Toronto International Film Festival

Soul (2013)
Nominated for The 50th Golden Horse Awards
Best Narrative Feature, Best Actor, Best Cinematography and Best Song,
Taipei Film Festival
Vanguard, Toronto International Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival
Chicago International Film Festival
Taiwanese entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards

Godspeed (2016)

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Chung Mong-Hong Filmography

 

Poster for the movie "A Sun"

A Sun

A family of four fractures under the weight of unmet expectations, unexpected tragedy, and uncompromising pride.

The Fourth Portrait

Ten year-old Xiang faces a lonely future after his father dies. Just when he thinks he’s going to spend his life in the orphanage, his estranged mother shows up. And his life changes forever… A loveless mother, a hateful stepfather, a chilly home. Where’s Xiang heading to? He finds comfort in drawing and his work reveals his longing for care and affection. Life is full of hope again when he meets the old school janitor … Read more

The Falls

A mother and daughter’s fraught relationship takes unexpected turns while they quarantine during COVID, in the latest from Chung Mong-Hong (A Sun).

Godspeed

A Taiwanese drug mule has his foolproof smuggling method thrown out of whack when he catches a ride with the wrong cab driver, in this highly entertaining caper starring Hong Kong comedy legend Michael Hui.