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When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep

Director Hou Chi-jan scheduled to attend | June 1 & June 2

Tung (Taiwanese heartthrob Kai Ko) works at a copy shop and is bored of his monotonous life until he discovers a drawing of a sheep on the back of one of his copies, and falls for the dreaming, eccentric girl who drew it.

Schedule
June 1, 2013 6:00 PM Kirkland Performance Center Date has passed
June 2, 2013 6:00 PM AMC Pacific Place 11 Date has passed

Tung (Taiwanese heartthrob Kai Ko) awakens one morning to find that his girlfriend has abandoned him, leaving only a single note stuck onto his forehead. Reeling from this turn of events, Tung accepts a job at a copy shop, printing examination materials for the nearby cram school. His existence seems humdrum, bound to remain static for the rest of his life, until he finds a precious drawing of a sheep on one of the returned documents. This is the work of student and illustrator yang (Man-Shu Chien), a deeply philosophical, tomboyish eccentric biding her time until she can find a comfortable career. Despite still harboring feelings for his ex-girlfriend, Tung impulsively draws a wolf onto the exam and returns it to her. Coming together in their time of need, the two manage to find common ground despite their ideological differences and the weight of their combined pasts in this cheerful, romantic crowd-pleaser.

Director Biography
Hou Chi-jan has made two short films: the experimental Stardust 15749001, which won the Grand Prix at the Taipei International Film Festival in 2003, and My 747, the winner of Grand Prix at the Hong Kong IVFA Independent Short Film & Video Award in 2006. His documentary Taiwan Black Movies, which presented cult films made during the repressive era of the 1970s, was nominated at the Golden Horse Awards and screened in many international film festivals. In 2010, his feature film One Day premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Sponsored in part by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle, Delta Air Lines, Muckleshoot Tribe

Director: Hou Chi-Jan
Principal Cast: Kai Ko, Man-Shu Chien, Tasi Chen-nan, Kuo Shu-yau, Lin Ching-tai
Country: Taiwan
Year: 2012
Running Time: 85 minutes
Producer: Aileen Li, Liu Wei-jan
Screenplay: Hou Chi-Jan
Editors: Chiang Yi-ning
Music: Owen Wang
Filmography: One Day (2010)
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: Yes
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