Taiwan Film Festival

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Lin Cheng-sheng

Lin Cheng-sheng was born in 1959 to a farming family in eastern Taiwan. He left home at 16 and became a baker in Taipei. He attended a directing/scripting workshop in 1986 and began making documentaries. In 1996 he directed his first feature film, A DRIFTING LIFE, for which he was awarded a Silver Medal in the Young Cinema Competition at the Tokyo International Film Festival. His second film, MURMUR of YOUTH, was screened during Director's Week at the Cannes International Film Festival. In 1994, in Chen Yu-hsun's TROPICAAL FISH, Lin gave a superb performance in the role of a kidnapper, an indication of his tremendous talent for acting as well.

NYT Movies - Filmography - Lin Cheng-sheng
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