Wang xiang

Homesick Eyes
Directed by: 
1997
Wang xiang (Hsu Hsiao-Ming)

„Homesick Eyes“ provides a human face to economic migration – individuals have left their homes in Thailand and the Philippines for temporary work positions in Taiwan. While providing their families with necessary support, they experience great loneliness and deep longing for home. However, the sources of joy that make life in such conditions bearable are also revealed.

(Jury motivation)