跑道終點 The End of the Track
牟敦芾 MOU Tun-fei｜1971 ｜台灣 ｜91min ｜黑白｜ DCP (Org: 35mm)
Tong and Yong-sheng are inseparable playmates, but when Yong-sheng died in a track and field training accident with Tong's present, Tong feels heartbroken and guilt-ridden. Since both families fail to understand him, Tong falls into a dark spiral. At the time, this film was banned due to its homosexual overtones and ideology, while some felt that certain sergments drew comparison with CHEN Ying-zhen's short story The Noodle Stall. After finishing this work, MOU relocated in Hong Kong.
MOU Tun-fei was born in 1941, He relocated in Taiwan in 1949 and graduated from Taiwan Art College, After graduating he made two films, I Don't Dare to Tell You and The End of the Track, which were among the first independent films made in Taiwan. After his travels to Europe and South America in 1973, he began working in Hong Kong for Shaw Brothers Pictures in 1977 and made a number of bloody exploitation films.
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