Wrath of Desire 愛.殺

Format: Feature
Sub-format: Narrative
Genre: Bisexual, Drama, Erotic, Gay, Lesbian, Queer, Romance, Transgender
Film length: 118
Countries of Origin: Taiwan
Countries of Filming: Taiwan
Film languages: Chinese Mandarin
Year: 2021
Director: Zero Chou
Press Kit: Link 1 Link 2

Basic info


★From the director of Teddy-awarded director Zero Chou ★The boldest film of Zero, blending fantasy, reality, emotions and desire into a coherent whole


Androgynous Phoenix Du, the illicit daughter of a presidential candidate, kills the thug who breaks into her apartment to silence her. She comes before prosecutor Jade Liu, guilt-ridden from the suicide of her brother and her strict Catholic upbringing. Before demanding Phoenix’s three-and-a-half years sentence for manslaughter, Jade has a night of passion with her that redirects both their lives. Phoenix writes her hundreds of letters and begs her to wait for her release. In fear of her own desire, Jade marries Meng Ye, the genderless young man she saved from prison who reminds her of her bro

Festivals and Awards

★Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival-Rebels with a Cause Competition

Cast & Crew

Zero Chou 周美玲
Teddy Award-Best Feature Film ("Spider Lilies") Golden Horse Award-Best Taiwanese Film Of The Year ("Splendid Float")
Peace Yang 陽靚
Golden Bell Award-Best Leading Actress Nominee ("Lethe") Golden Bell Award-Best New Actress Nominee ("Love, Lost and Found")
Chia Wei Weng 翁嘉薇