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Filmart: Taiwan’s MandarinVision unveils buzzy slate

Exclusive: Company’s titles include a Cheng Wei Hao crime thriller and a drama exec produced by Hou Hsiao Hsien.

MandarinVision has brought a new slate of titles from Taiwan to Hong Kong Filmart, including crime thriller Who Killed Cock Robin, which reunites The Tag Along [pictured] director Cheng Wei Hao with his actress Hsu Wei Ning.

The new film, also starring Kaiser Chuang, Ko Chia Yen and Christopher Lee, is about an enthusiastic journalist’s investigation into a long-forgotten hit-and-run accident. It will open on March 31 in Taiwan.

Also on the company’s slate are Huang Xi’s Missing Johnny, a relationship drama executive produced by Hou Hsiao Hsien, and Huang A Yao’s The Great Buddha+, executive produced by Godspeed director Chung Mong Hong, a dark comedy about a security guard who unleashes a chaotic chain reaction after watching the private videos of his boss. Both debut features are in post-production.

The Taiwan-based

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