A Holy Family


After 24 years of absence, director A-Liang Elvis Lu returns home to his family in a rural area of southwestern Taiwan, when his mother warns him of her deteriorating health. Having to face again their stubborn superstition, A-Liang films his journey through mutual understanding, reconciliation and family bonds.

GenresFeature Documentary
DirectorElvis A-Liang Lu
Secondary LanguageMandarin
SubtitlesEnglish, Traditional Chinese
Runtime87 mins
Theatrical Release25 Nov 2022
Available1 Sep 2023
Festivals & Awards
  • Winners of Grand Prize, Best Documentary, Best Editing, Audience Choice Award, and Nominee of Best Music at Taipei Film Festival
  • Nominee of Golden Firebird Award, Hong Kong Int’l Film Festival
  • Nominees of Best Documentary Feature and Best Editing at Golden Horse Film Festival
  • Winner of Cine+Prize at FIPADOC
  • Competition at Visions du Réel 
TerritoriesWorldwide ex Taiwan, France