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2024 Nominees

Ghost of the Dark Path

Taiwan Public Television Service Foundation, Chimney Culture Co.


- Short Film

"Ghost of the Dark Path," an animated masterpiece by director Fish Wang, weaves a metaphorical tapestry set in an authoritarian era. Special Agent Seven, once loyal to the national machine, undergoes a transformative journey. As he questions deep-rooted beliefs, the film becomes a poignant metaphor for Taiwan's "White Terror" period. The gripping narrative unfolds against the backdrop of Shi Shuifang's courage in obscure times, symbolizing the pursuit of ideals. The film's artistic brilliance has garnered acclaim at renowned festivals worldwide, with its eligibility for the Oscars reinforcing its global impact. A captivating exploration of societal complexities and resilience against chaos.