★ 2023 Venice Film Festival - Best Director's Debut, Lion of the Future - Lee Hong-Chi
★ Written and Directed by Lee Hong-Chi
After being released from prison, the small-town youth nicknamed "Sweet Potato" has been content with running a small business with meager earnings by the seaside, heedless of other people’s advice against it. He is pulled into the whirlpool of his past when his old “boss” (whom he has never met), his mother (who thrusts all her debts upon him), and his buddy Maozi all re-appear into his life. One after the other, they regain control over his present life leaving him no hope for the future. Only Seven can assuage his anxieties ever so slightly. One day, at the smoggy and oppressive seaside, Sweet Potato is finally granted a meeting with the “boss”…
Cast：Lee Hong-Chi, Patricia Lin, Zheng Qing
About the Director
Lee Hong-chi is a Taiwanese actor. He is best known for starring in the 2015 film Thanatos, Drunk, for which he was named Best New Performer at the 52nd Golden Horse Awards. In 2023, his film Love is a Gun won the Lion of the Future Award for Best Directorial Debut at the 80th Venice International Film Festival.