Joseph Chang

Joseph Chang (Chinese: 張孝全; pinyin: Zhāng Xiàoquán, born 28 December 1983) is a Taiwanese actor. He is best known for his role in the critically acclaimed 2006 Taiwanese film Eternal Summer, which earned him two Golden Horse Awards nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best New Performer for his role as Yu Shouheng. He was also nominated in 2006, for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film at the 41st Golden Bell Awards for his role as Paul in Corner of Auction World. He attended the Fu-Hsin Trade and Arts School (復興商工) in Taipei.

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10 Plus 10 (2011)

10+10 is a project initiated by the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival to demonstrate the solidarity between Taiwanese film-makers. 20 directors are invited to make a 5-minute short film each on the theme of the “Uniqueness of Taiwan,” but allowed total freedom in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvia Chang  •  Leon Dai  •  Chung Mong-Hong  •  Chang Tso-chi  •  Chen Yu-hsun  •  Arvin Chen  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Wen-Tang Cheng  •  Hsiao Ya-chuan  •  Kuo-Fu Chen  •  Wang Tung  •  Wei Te-sheng  •  Ya-che Yang  •  Wu Nien-jen  •  Siu-Di Wang  •  Chu Yen-ping  •  Hou Chi-jan  •  Cheng Yu-Chieh  •  Wi Ding Ho  •  Shen Ko-Shang
CAST:  Shu Qi  •  Gwei Lun-mei  •  Lawrence Ko Yu-Luen  •  Leon Dai

10+10 is a project initiated by the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival to demonstrate the solidarity between Taiwanese film-makers. 20 directors are invited to make a 5-minute short film each on the theme of the “Uniqueness of Taiwan,” but allowed total freedom in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvia Chang  •  Leon Dai  •  Chung Mong-Hong  •  Chang Tso-chi  •  Chen Yu-hsun  •  Arvin Chen  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Wen-Tang Cheng  •  Hsiao Ya-chuan  •  Kuo-Fu Chen  •  Wang Tung  •  Wei Te-sheng  •  Ya-che Yang  •  Wu Nien-jen  •  Siu-Di Wang  •  Chu Yen-ping  •  Hou Chi-jan  •  Cheng Yu-Chieh  •  Wi Ding Ho  •  Shen Ko-Shang
CAST:  Shu Qi  •  Gwei Lun-mei  •  Lawrence Ko Yu-Luen  •  Leon Dai

Au Revoir Taipei (2010)

Kai (Jack Yao), who works at his parent's noodle shop by day and spends his nights in a bookstore to learn French, decides to go to Paris after his girlfriend, who recently left for Paris, dumps him by phone. Then the local neighborhood mafia boss offers Kai a free ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arvin Chen
CAST:  Amber Kuo  •  Joseph Chang  •  Jack Yao  •  Tony Yang

Kai (Jack Yao), who works at his parent's noodle shop by day and spends his nights in a bookstore to learn French, decides to go to Paris after his girlfriend, who recently left for Paris, dumps him by phone. Then the local neighborhood mafia boss offers Kai a free ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arvin Chen
CAST:  Amber Kuo  •  Joseph Chang  •  Jack Yao  •  Tony Yang

Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012)

Mabel, Liam and Aaron have been friends since childhood. Their bonds of friendship are tested when, years later, they realize their friendship is the only reason they have made it through emotional hardships and extreme tragedies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ya-che Yang
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Gwei Lun-mei  •  Bryan Shu-Hao Chang  •  Rhydian Vaughan

Mabel, Liam and Aaron have been friends since childhood. Their bonds of friendship are tested when, years later, they realize their friendship is the only reason they have made it through emotional hardships and extreme tragedies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ya-che Yang
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Gwei Lun-mei  •  Bryan Shu-Hao Chang  •  Rhydian Vaughan

Soul (2013)

A-Chuan, a quiet 30-year-old man working as a chef in a Japanese restaurant, collapses suddenly and is rushed to a hospital. His colleagues send him to his father, who resides in the mountains. While there, A-Chuan becomes immobile: he won’t speak, eat or even go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chung Mong-Hong
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Jimmy Wang Yu  •  Leon Dai  •  Chen Shiang-Chyi

A-Chuan, a quiet 30-year-old man working as a chef in a Japanese restaurant, collapses suddenly and is rushed to a hospital. His colleagues send him to his father, who resides in the mountains. While there, A-Chuan becomes immobile: he won’t speak, eat or even go ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chung Mong-Hong
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Jimmy Wang Yu  •  Leon Dai  •  Chen Shiang-Chyi

The Stolen Years (2013)

He Man awakes from a coma thinking that she’s still on her honeymoon with her husband Xie Yu, but she gets a rude shock: there’s a five-year gap in her memory, and during that time the couple has divorced. Confused and desperate to figure out how their marriage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbara Wong
CAST:  Bai Baihe  •  Joseph Chang  •  Christine Fan  •  Ken Lin

He Man awakes from a coma thinking that she’s still on her honeymoon with her husband Xie Yu, but she gets a rude shock: there’s a five-year gap in her memory, and during that time the couple has divorced. Confused and desperate to figure out how their marriage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbara Wong
CAST:  Bai Baihe  •  Joseph Chang  •  Christine Fan  •  Ken Lin

Joyful Reunion (2012)

Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, the present day. Master chef Tang Shizhe (Kenneth Tsang) tells his two daughters, the careerist Wa'er (Huo Siyan) and teenage Xiaolan (Jiang Mengjie), that he has decided to sell his upscale vegetarian restaurant, the centre of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jui-Yuan Tsao
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Huo Si-Yan  •  Gua Ah-leh  •  Lan Cheng-lung

Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, the present day. Master chef Tang Shizhe (Kenneth Tsang) tells his two daughters, the careerist Wa'er (Huo Siyan) and teenage Xiaolan (Jiang Mengjie), that he has decided to sell his upscale vegetarian restaurant, the centre of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jui-Yuan Tsao
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Huo Si-Yan  •  Gua Ah-leh  •  Lan Cheng-lung

Pinoy Sunday (2009)

The discovery of a discarded sofa, in Taipei city, transforms a routine Sunday into a capricious adventure of perseverance and self-discovery for Filipino guest workers Manuel and Dado.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wi Ding Ho
CAST:  Bayani Agbayani  •  Epy Quizon  •  Nor Domingo  •  Dave Ronald Chang

The discovery of a discarded sofa, in Taipei city, transforms a routine Sunday into a capricious adventure of perseverance and self-discovery for Filipino guest workers Manuel and Dado.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wi Ding Ho
CAST:  Bayani Agbayani  •  Epy Quizon  •  Nor Domingo  •  Dave Ronald Chang

Prince of Tears (2009)

A shameful period in Taiwanese history provides the backdrop for this emotional drama from writer and director Yonfan (aka Yang Fan). In 1949, in the wake of the 228 Incident (in which anti-government protesters launched a rebellion that was violently put down by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yonfan
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Zhu Xuan  •  Terri Kwan  •  Kenneth Tsang

A shameful period in Taiwanese history provides the backdrop for this emotional drama from writer and director Yonfan (aka Yang Fan). In 1949, in the wake of the 228 Incident (in which anti-government protesters launched a rebellion that was violently put down by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yonfan
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Zhu Xuan  •  Terri Kwan  •  Kenneth Tsang

Eternal Summer (2006)

Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leste Chen
CAST:  Ray Chang  •  Joseph Chang  •  Kate Yeung

Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leste Chen
CAST:  Ray Chang  •  Joseph Chang  •  Kate Yeung

Wild City (2015)

Former cop-turned-bar owner Kwok and his underachieving half-brother befriends a drunken woman, they soon find themselves targeted by both her former lover, a high-powered attorney, and the gangster he employs. A suitcase full of tainted cash enters the picture as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ringo Lam
CAST:  Louis Koo  •  Shawn Yue  •  Tong Liya  •  Yuen Qiu

Former cop-turned-bar owner Kwok and his underachieving half-brother befriends a drunken woman, they soon find themselves targeted by both her former lover, a high-powered attorney, and the gangster he employs. A suitcase full of tainted cash enters the picture as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ringo Lam
CAST:  Louis Koo  •  Shawn Yue  •  Tong Liya  •  Yuen Qiu

Murmur of the Hearts (2015)

Mei falls for an underachieving boxer, and begins years of soul searching in the city, where she reunites with her estranged brother under unexpected circumstances. What was remembered and forgotten are lessons that have profound consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvia Chang
CAST:  Isabella Leong  •  Joseph Chang  •  Lawrence Ko Yu-Luen  •  Banny Chen

Mei falls for an underachieving boxer, and begins years of soul searching in the city, where she reunites with her estranged brother under unexpected circumstances. What was remembered and forgotten are lessons that have profound consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sylvia Chang
CAST:  Isabella Leong  •  Joseph Chang  •  Lawrence Ko Yu-Luen  •  Banny Chen

Five Minutes To Tomorrow (2014)

A lonely young man happens to meet RuoLan who has an identical twin sister RuMei. They are older than him. RuoLan tells him about her wound from a painful breakup and her troubles being a twin. While supporting RuoLan, the young man gets close to her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isao Yukisada
CAST:  Haruma Miura  •  Ben Niu  •  Liu Shishi  •  Ya Yu

A lonely young man happens to meet RuoLan who has an identical twin sister RuMei. They are older than him. RuoLan tells him about her wound from a painful breakup and her troubles being a twin. While supporting RuoLan, the young man gets close to her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isao Yukisada
CAST:  Haruma Miura  •  Ben Niu  •  Liu Shishi  •  Ya Yu

Meeting Dr. Sun (2014)

Two factions of Taipei's poorest high school students both plot to steal their school's iconic statue of the famed philosopher Dr. Sun to make some much-needed money-but when their plans clash and they find themselves at war, they have to question: what are they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yee Chin-Yen
CAST:  Zhan Huai-Yun  •  Wei Han-Ting  •  Joseph Chang  •  Bryan Shu-Hao Chang

Two factions of Taipei's poorest high school students both plot to steal their school's iconic statue of the famed philosopher Dr. Sun to make some much-needed money-but when their plans clash and they find themselves at war, they have to question: what are they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yee Chin-Yen
CAST:  Zhan Huai-Yun  •  Wei Han-Ting  •  Joseph Chang  •  Bryan Shu-Hao Chang

Cooking Without Clothes (2009)

When Jeff quit his engineer job in pursuit of his dream as a professional chef, he could never imagine his father’s violent objection. By sheer chance, he was discovered by a veteran TV producer, Jia Ying, whose cooking program was facing a crisis after their diva ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Yeo
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Ann Kwok

When Jeff quit his engineer job in pursuit of his dream as a professional chef, he could never imagine his father’s violent objection. By sheer chance, he was discovered by a veteran TV producer, Jia Ying, whose cooking program was facing a crisis after their diva ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Yeo
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Ann Kwok

Ballistic (2008)

Lawrence Lau directs Ballistic, a crime thriller that uses the turbulent world of Taiwanese politics to tell a riveting story of cops, corruption, and how righteousness still has value in this grey-shaded world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Ah Mon
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Joseph Chang  •  Alice Tzeng  •  Hu Tingting

Lawrence Lau directs Ballistic, a crime thriller that uses the turbulent world of Taiwanese politics to tell a riveting story of cops, corruption, and how righteousness still has value in this grey-shaded world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Ah Mon
CAST:  Simon Yam  •  Joseph Chang  •  Alice Tzeng  •  Hu Tingting

My So-called Love (2008)

Raised in a broken family, Cat runs away from home as a teenager to escape her stepfather. In high school, she begins living with boyfriend Liam, but puppy love eventually ends in betrayal. While Liam is in the army, Cat, feeling lonely and poor, meets an older man ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Li Ding
CAST:  Barbie Hsu  •  Joseph Chang  •  Eddie Peng  •  Ming-hsiang Tung

Raised in a broken family, Cat runs away from home as a teenager to escape her stepfather. In high school, she begins living with boyfriend Liam, but puppy love eventually ends in betrayal. While Liam is in the army, Cat, feeling lonely and poor, meets an older man ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Li Ding
CAST:  Barbie Hsu  •  Joseph Chang  •  Eddie Peng  •  Ming-hsiang Tung

Keeping Watch (2007)

The sudden arrival of Han provides a diversion from Ching's monotonous life as the proprietor of the family clock shop. She quickly falls in love with the young man who claims to be her high school classmate, but her bliss proves short-lived as he disappears just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cheng Fenfen
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Bea Hayden Kuo  •  Hsin-Ling Chung  •  Chuan Wang

The sudden arrival of Han provides a diversion from Ching's monotonous life as the proprietor of the family clock shop. She quickly falls in love with the young man who claims to be her high school classmate, but her bliss proves short-lived as he disappears just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cheng Fenfen
CAST:  Joseph Chang  •  Bea Hayden Kuo  •  Hsin-Ling Chung  •  Chuan Wang

Drop Me a Cat (2003)

It's the year 1999, Hei-shu, a long-term unemployed man, finally gets a job in a local musical band, performing at funerals and weddings. One day, Hei-shu's cat is missing. He later suspects that the cat has turned into a woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mi-sen Wu
CAST:  Shinji Takeda  •  Terri Kwan  •  Joseph Chang  •  Chia-Hui Chang

It's the year 1999, Hei-shu, a long-term unemployed man, finally gets a job in a local musical band, performing at funerals and weddings. One day, Hei-shu's cat is missing. He later suspects that the cat has turned into a woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mi-sen Wu
CAST:  Shinji Takeda  •  Terri Kwan  •  Joseph Chang  •  Chia-Hui Chang

The Big Call (2017)

With telecom fraud cases going increasingly rampant, it’s a war in the air against invisible enemy in digital network era. The Ministry of Public Security has established a special center focusing on telecom fraud crimes, criminal mastermind Ah-hai and his gang ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oxide Chun Pang
CAST:  Gwei Lun-mei  •  Joseph Chang  •  Chen Xuedong  •  Eddie Cheung

With telecom fraud cases going increasingly rampant, it’s a war in the air against invisible enemy in digital network era. The Ministry of Public Security has established a special center focusing on telecom fraud crimes, criminal mastermind Ah-hai and his gang ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oxide Chun Pang
CAST:  Gwei Lun-mei  •  Joseph Chang  •  Chen Xuedong  •  Eddie Cheung

A Nail Clipper Romance (2017)

After being released from hospital after a surfing accident, Sean meets a girl at a party and falls in love. She draws him into her strange world and confesses that she follows an unusual diet: she only eats... nail clippers! Sean loses his head and decides to help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Kwan
CAST:  Zhou Dongyu  •  Joseph Chang  •  Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin  •  Lin Chih-Yung

After being released from hospital after a surfing accident, Sean meets a girl at a party and falls in love. She draws him into her strange world and confesses that she follows an unusual diet: she only eats... nail clippers! Sean loses his head and decides to help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Kwan
CAST:  Zhou Dongyu  •  Joseph Chang  •  Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin  •  Lin Chih-Yung
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