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Secret
dir. Chou Chine-Lun
Taiwan, 2007, 102 minutes
English Subtitles

Auditorium, 395 Wellington St., Thursday, September 25, 2008, 7:00 pm
Directed, co-written, and starring Taiwanese musican Chou Chine-Lun, SECRET is a romantic film about love across the ages.  Chou plays Lun, a student who recently transferred to the prestigious Tamkang Secondary School, famous for its students’ piano performances.  On the first day of school, while wandering through the piano building, a mysterious piano solo draws Lun’s attention to a fellow female student, Lu Xiaoyu. As Lun seeks to know more about the melody, Lu tells him that it is a secret that cannot be told.  As the film unfolds, the secret of the melody and its mysterious player comes to light.  A moving, sensous feature debut from an upcoming talented filmmaker.  English sub-titles.  Admission is free!  Reception to follow. Presented in collaboration with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (Ottawa) .