Chen Uen movie review: Taiwanese comic artist celebrated in documentary guilty of providing a jarring lack of insight

//Chen Uen movie review: Taiwanese comic artist celebrated in documentary guilty of providing a jarring lack of insight

Chen Uen movie review: Taiwanese comic artist celebrated in documentary guilty of providing a jarring lack of insight

2/5 starsAudiences unfamiliar with the work of Chen Uen, the celebrated Taiwanese comic book artist, may emerge from Wang Wan-jo’s lengthy documentary still relatively unenlightened. The film is less successful in its efforts to paint a picture of his life and career than it is in providing a podium for a wide assembly of colleagues, peers and fans from across the industry to eulogise the man, who died in 2017, at the age of 58.Chen is most fondly remembered for eschewing the Japanese manga…

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