Leprous Life


Leprous Life records the life stories of leprous patients at Lo-sheng Hospital in Hsin-chuang, Taiwan. The shooting took eight years. Many patients came to Lo-Sheng when they were children, and they have been convicted of life imprisonment by the society. They left home and were jailed in Lo-Sheng for almost fifty years. When the Taipei Metro Rapid Transit Company started to build a factory building, Lo-Sheng was demolished. Patients of Lo-Sheng started resisting…

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88 minutes


DV, Color


Yang Jen-Tso

Yang Jen-Tso was born in 1979 in Yilan. He graduated from the Graduate Institute of Documentary of Tainan National University of Arts. He takes notice of Lo-Sheng Sanatorium issue chronically. He currently works as an independent documentary filmmaker.