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by Nicole Vögele


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… The film 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.

international title: Closing Time
original title: Closing Time
country: Switzerland, Germany
sales agent: Taskovski Films
year: 2018
genre: documentary
directed by: Nicole Vögele
film run: 116'
screenplay: Nicole Vögele
cinematography by: Stefan Sick
film editing: Hannes Bruun
music: Kevin Drumm, Alva Noto, Jonathan Schorr
producer: Aline Schmid
production: Beauvoir Films, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
distributor: Xenix Filmdistribution Gmbh

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