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    LE MAÎTRE DE MARIONNETTES
    In Competition – Feature Films

    HSIMENG RENSHENG

    Directed by : Hsiao Hsien HOU

    Country : TAIWAN Length : 142 minutes

    Jury Prize (tied) , 1993

    Synopsis

    Li Tien Lu is the world's most famous puppet master. Born in Taïwan on the wake of World War I, he lived through the Japanese occupation, and American bombings of his country. Now eighty-four, reflects on the forces that shaped his life: "My hands breathed life into my puppet figures. I created them and directed the drama of their fates, almost as though I were God himself. But the reality is that, with someone above me pulling the strings, I, too, am a mere puppet..."


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    - Li Tien Lu

    - Li Tien Lu

    - Li Tien Lu enfant

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    In Competition – Feature Films Hsiao Hsien HOU

    HSIMENG RENSHENG

    Li Tien Lu is the world's most famous puppet master. Born in Taïwan on the wake of World War I, he lived through the Japanese occupation, and American...
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