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Leading Taiwan cinema names Hou Hsiao-hsien (“The Assassin,” “The Puppetmaster”) and Lee Kang-sheng (“Days,” “Goodbye, Dragon Inn”) are attached to “Twisted Strings”, a TV anthology series backed by HBO Asia and streamer Catchplay.The seven-part series is written and directed by Golden Horse-nominated director, Huang Xi (“Missing Johnny”). Hou is attached as the series executive producer. Lee, who has appeared exclusively in films over the past 30 years, notably those of famed Malaysian director Tsai Ming-liang, stars.

Series Cast

  1. Sylvia Chang

    Sylvia Chang

    Wu Yuenu

    7 Episodes

  2. Yao Yi Ti

    Yao Yi Ti

    Red-light District Extra, Xiaosu, Limin, Police Officer and 1 more...

    6 Episodes

  3. Nikki Hsieh

    Nikki Hsieh

    Red-light District Extra, Sijie / Sichun

    5 Episodes

  4. Duan Chun-hao

    Duan Chun-hao

    Police Officer, Wang Changsheng

    5 Episodes

  5. Lee Kang-sheng

    Lee Kang-sheng

    Tang Niansheng, Yong

    4 Episodes

  6. Tracy Chou

    Tracy Chou

    Yunxin, Guo Xinyi

    3 Episodes

  7. Simon Hsueh

    Simon Hsueh

    Yunlong, Mourning Hall Mysterious Extra / Red-light District Extra

    3 Episodes

  8. Jieh-Wen King

    Jieh-Wen King


    2 Episodes

  9. Jennifer Hong

    Jennifer Hong

    Nurse Supervisor

    2 Episodes

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Twisted Strings

Season 1

2022 | 7 Episodes

Season 1 of Twisted Strings premiered on March 27, 2022.

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Twisted Strings
Twisted Strings


Original Name 良辰吉時

Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language Chinese


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