SCREENING, ONLINE PRESENTATION, NEW RELEASE
Mar 26 — Apr 25, 2021
MoMI is pleased to partner with Film Movement to bring Nina Wu directly to
Museum members and patrons to view from home. To support the Museum, please use the link below to watch the film.
Click here to view Nina Wu (available now). Tickets are $10 ($8 MoMI members). This film is presented as part of the online retrospective Six Films by Midi Z. An all series pass is available for $30 ($25 MoMI members).
Dir. Midi Z. Taiwan, Malaysia, Myanmar. 2019, 103 mins. In Mandarin with English subtitles. With Wu Ke-Xi, Sung Yu-Hua, Hsia Yu-Chiao, Shih Ming-Shuai. After eight years toiling in bit parts, aspiring actress Nina Wu finally lands a leading role in a spy thriller set in the 1960s. The shoot is challenging—explicit sex scenes; an impatient and insensitive director—but the film proves to be a professional and critical breakthrough. Nevertheless, Nina’s psychological resolve begins to crack. In light of two family crises, she rushes back to her family home, where she dreams of rekindling a close relationship with her childhood friend Kiki, while suffering from visions of a mysterious woman stalking and attacking her. As Nina clings to memories of happier times, she seems to be repressing one crucial memory. A Film Movement release.
Watch: Midi Z and Wu Ke-Xi discuss the film with critic Jessica Kiang.