Taiwanese glove puppeteer’s fight to save dying art makes film star of Budaixi master

Published: 15/11/2018
Taiwanese glove puppeteer’s fight to save dying art makes film star of Budaixi master
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

Taiwanese glove puppeteer Chen Hsi-huang’s determination to revive the ailing traditional craft has made him the star of new film that took 10 years to make and turned the media spotlight on his late-life renaissance as a champion of the art form. The film, titled Father, tells the story of how Chen, now 87, pursued the craft in the footsteps of his father – legendary puppeteer Li Tian

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