Magazine article Screen International

Acclaimed Taiwanese Director Chi Po-Lin Dies in Helicopter Crash

Magazine article Screen International

Acclaimed Taiwanese Director Chi Po-Lin Dies in Helicopter Crash

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52-year-old filmmaker directed documentary hit Beyond Beauty - Taiwan From Above.

Taiwanese director Chi Po-lin was killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday (June 10) according to media reports from the region. He was 52.

The filmmaker was believed to have been shooting footage for a sequel to his 2013 hit documentary Beyond Beauty - Taiwan From Above when the helicopter crashed in the mountains near Fengbin, a coastal town in Hualien County.

Pilot Chang Chih-kuang and his assistant Chen Kuan-chi were also killed in the accident.

Beyond Beauty - Taiwan From Above broke documentary box office records in Taiwan and won best documentary at the Golden Horse awards. …

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