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Closing Time

Nicole Vögele

  • Taiwanese (with English subtitles); 116 min

Closing Time - Nicole Vögele

Switzerland, Germany, 2018, 116 min
  • Special Jury Prize (Filmmakers of the Present), Cinelab Award - Locarno Festival
  • Production: Beauvoir Films / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg / International Sales: Taskovski Films

Mr. Kuo and his wife Mrs. Lin cook for the city’s sleepless. They work all night and sleep during the day, like many others in buzzing Taipei. Until one morning, riding back from the market, Mr. Kuo takes a different exit on the highway…

CLOSING TIME is a cinematographic meditation on in-between moments – a kaleidoscopic journey relying on colours, sensations and the materials of life. An attempt at capturing time, an exercise in just seeing.