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White Ant


Seemingly an ordinary youth from the outside, White Ant is, in fact, an underwear fetishist who cannot hold back from sneaking out and stealing female lingerie. One day, he receives a DVD containing footage of him stealing female underwear, shattering both his life and sense. While his fear of exposure eventually leads him to inevitable doom, it turns out that people around him also suffer from their dark side, which is like a gnawing “White Ant” within, and the turning point of their intertwined fate has secretly approached…


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Director’s Statement

While we face changes of interpersonal relationships and our desire evolves within, fear gradually accumulates, gnawing our mind away like a white ant. Sometimes, it eventually transforms our desire; at other times, it releases itself as anger toward others. But in the end, most of us still choose to leave countless lies behind, struggling to live on under the norm of collective consciousness silently.

Screenings / Awards: 

53rd Golden Horse Awards –Best New Director Nomination

21st Busan International Film Festival – FIPRESCI Award

2017 Taipei Film Awards – Best Actor Award

41st Hong Kong International Film Festival – Indie Power

27th Singapore International Film Festival – Silver Screen Awards Asian Feature Film Competition

1st Malaysia Golden Global Awards – Best Film, Best New Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Screenplay Nominations

20st Shanghai International Film Festival –Taiwan Section

Directed by: 
CHU Hsien-Che
Writing credits: 
CHU Hsien-Che
Wu Kang-Jen HU Wei-Jie Aviis ZHONG Yu Tai -Yen Alina
Produced by: 
Mark CHEN LAI Meng- Hsiu
Music by: 
WU Chia-Feng
Cinematography by: 
Lei Heng
Film Editing by: 
Chen Hsiao- Dong
Production Design by: 
Release Date: 
Friday, March 17, 2017
Total votes: 1385

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