East meets West—ONE KISS shakes a 2000 year-old castle! Zhen Joy Lin
hosts the event at 866 UN Plaza to celebrate this film, Forbidden Kiss,
which got 9 nominations of NYIFF on August 19, 2012 and next day the award
ceremony at Angelika Film Theater which Forbidden Kiss got Best upcoming
Director Fen Tian and Best Costume and Best Support Actress
90 min — China — Romance
In the ancient mountain village of Quiang Minority, a young American architect comes to work on his thesis. Jake accidentally poisoned himself, while taking a hike on the mountain. However, he is miraculously saved and returned to the village by an unknown person. When he awakes, he doesn’t know what happened and who saved him. Not knowing who saved him, he becomes obsessed with finding the savior as well as what happened on the mountain.
Many lessons are learned as the village Quiang Minority struggles with the inevitable culture clash of the old Chinese ways and the new Western ways…