In the early days of World War II, during which the Republic of China has suffered immeasurably at the hands of invading Japanese forces. At that time, R.O.C only had 300 combat capable aircrafts while Japanese Air Force had over 2,000. Essentially, “The Rocking Sky” depicts not only the R.O.C pilots' bravery and fate that have already faded away but also mourns for the romance that buried with the only thing worth fighting for at this darkest hour.
2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the Republic of China's victory in the Second Sino-Japanese War as well as the retrocession of Taiwan. It was probably the last opportunity for these self-sacrificing young pilots to leave some lasting messages, and I feel a sense of satisfaction to have this opportunity allowing them speak.
Festivals & Awards
2015 CNEX Documentary Film Festival