The gold mine of Taiwan, Jinguashi, is abandoned since 1987, but the mercury - used to remove the gold from the ore - stay in the ground and still contaminate the surrounding environment.
Mercury is a neurotoxin that affects the blood system and causes cardiac arrest, seizures, up to death. This film retraces the last moment of a mutant immersed in this poisoned world.
Un film by and with Fu LE
DOP : Chang Tzu-Chun
Music : Harun Bayraktar