What Makes Love Last - 2017台灣國際勞工影展

2017年9月18日 星期一

What Makes Love Last

Taiwan / 2015 / DCP / Colour / 78min

TSENG Wen-Chen

TSENG Wen-Chen is active in both drama and documentary. The film “Spring: The Story of HSU Chin-Yu” won the Best Documentary award from Golden Horse Film Festival and Taiwan award from Taiwan International Documentary Festival in 2002. She was the director of “Madame Chiang Kai-shek” in 2003. “Fishing Luck” in 2005 was shown in the 18th Tokyo International Film Festival, 10th Busan International Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and Fukuoka Asian Film Festival. Year 2011 she finished “Dream Hair Salon”, a film about migrants in Taiwan. Year 2015 she finished the film “What Makes Love Last”, a film about the disadvantaged people in Taiwan society. Currently she is working on migrant worker issues.


Graduated student Pei-hua, interior decoration worker Wen-tu, home maker Feng-jiao, Chinese migrant Jian-hung and indigenous people Dou-bu are all care takers. Regardless of the weather, they rush from house to house to help those families in need. It seems to be nothing to work as a caretaker. In fact, they give out love and care and at the same time realize the value and meaning of human being.
This film documents the stories of these five caretakers and the ones who are being take care of. The interaction between the two is what makes love last.