Taiwan, Argentina｜2020｜Interactive｜Colour｜20min｜Chinese & English｜None Subtitle｜Comedy, Animation | General Audience
★ 2020 Venice Film Festival VR Expanded
★ 2020 Tribeca Film Festival
★ 2020 Anncey International Animation Film Festival
★ 2020 NewImages Festival
In 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon. Despite all the conspiracy theories around it, The US successfully showed the world what a powerful country can accomplish. 50 years later, people in Taiwan are struggling between an identity crisis and economic fluctuations, hoping for something or someone that would save the day.
This desire is why you are hired to be a national hero – the very first Taiwanese who lands on the moon. Finally, comes the release day,You wait for the broadcast in your dingy apartment, only to realize it’s not about a moon-landing anymore…….
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The participant needs to walk, stand, sit down, and jump. For safety concerns and the quality of experience, pregnant women or people of underlying health conditions should evaluate themselves before purchasing the ticket.
John HSU is one of the founders of AFK PL@YERS, the biggest machinima production group in Taiwan. His first VR project, Your Spiritual Temple Sucks, was selected for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. His feature debut, Detention, won five Golden Horse Awards.
Marco LOCOCO directed two VR Series titles of major reach, Water Bear and Dessert Island. He was among the team behind multi-award winners Shave It and Uncanny Valley.