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Missing Johnny

Friday Oct 25, 2019 7:30 PM This is a past program
The UCLA Film & Television Archive presents classic film and contemporary cinema in the Hammer's Billy Wilder Theater. Archive tickets are $9 general admission and free for UCLA students.

Los Angeles premiere, with director-screenwriter Huang Xi and producer Chuti Chang in person

A handyman’s car suddenly stalls, a young woman receives mysterious wrong number calls, an autistic boy rebels against his mother’s control. Working in the resonant style of executive producer Hou Hsiao-hsien, writer-director Huang Xi weaves this trio of lives together, drawing us into the work of living and making meaningful connections, as the skyline of a teeming, indifferent Taipei looms ever-present in the background. (2017, dir. Huang Xi, DCP. color, Mandarin and English with English subtitles, 106 min.)