Magazine article Screen International

Fortissimo Takes on Jet Tone's Touch of the Light

Magazine article Screen International

Fortissimo Takes on Jet Tone's Touch of the Light

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Fortissimo Films has acquired worldwide rights outside of Taiwan, Hong Kong and China to award-winning Taiwanese drama Touch Of The Light, produced by Wong Kar Wai's Jet Tone Films.

Directed by Chang Jung-chi, the film is based on the real life experiences of blind piano prodigy, Huang Yu-siang, who plays himself in the film. Sandrine Pinna (Miao Miao) plays a young girl who dreams of becoming a dancer and is inspired by Huang.

The film premiered at the Taipei International Film Festival last month where it picked up the audience award and best actress for Pinna's performance. Warner Bros will give the film a wide release in Taiwan in late September, ahead of a roll-out across Asia in early 2013. The film has also been invited to several other international film festivals. …

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