Nowhere Man (Taiwanese TV series)
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|Also known as||Bardo|
|Mandarin||Zuì Mèng Zhě|
|Cantonese||Zeoi6 Mung6 Ze2|
|Literally||The One with Crime and Dreams|
|Written by||DJ Chen|
|Directed by||DJ Chen|
|Country of origin||Taiwan|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Running time||33–67 minutes|
|Production company(s)||IFA Media|
|Picture format||4K (UHD)|
|Original release||October 31, 2019|
Nowhere Man (Chinese: 罪夢者) is a Taiwanese Netflix original series produced by Netflix and IFA Media, a Singaporean production company. Directed by DJ Chen, it is Netflix's first ever production in Mandarin Chinese, featuring Alyssa Chia and Joseph Chang. The show is about a death row inmate discovering himself being in terrible danger while planning an escape, and finding self-redemption in the process of protecting his family. The miniseries was released on Netflix on 31 October 2019.
A strange encounter that causes a man awaiting execution to experience alternate timelines. That leads to his escape from prison to protect his family.
- Joseph Chang as Ding Chang-quan, a.k.a. Quan
- Alyssa Chia as Jiang Jing-fang
- Mavis Fan as Bai Lan
- Po-chieh Wang as Xiao Sa, a.k.a. Xiao Sha
- Jeremiah Zhang as Cui Cheng-gui, a.k.a. Gui
- Min-fu Chou as Cui Wan-fu, a.k.a. Fu Xing
- Greg Hsu as Lin Ji-zi, a.k.a. Lin Ji or Zed, the birth name is Wang Xiao-qiu.
- Tze-cheng Kuo as Inspector Yang Wan-li
- Yi-long Lu as Sha Shi-ying, a.k.a. Tang Three Hundred
- Chung-hua Tou as Wan You-qing
- Benjamin Lee as Wang Qing-nian
- L.C. Sun as Qui Yi-yang
- Hai-jung Shen as Ding Wan-rong, the former name was Sha Ding Xiang (née Ding).
- Yi-chun Pan as Zhang Lian-sheng
- Chun-chi Tu as Lin Guan-zhong
- Cian-you Peng as Lin Ben-chuan
- Lucas Hseieh as Jiang Tian-you
- Coco Ho as Wang Xiao-qiu
- Jay Kao as Zhou Xu-liang
Season 1 (2019)
|No.||Title||Original release date|
|1||"Chapter 1: The Killing"||October 31, 2019|
|2||"Chapter 2: The Child"||October 31, 2019|
|3||"Chapter 3: Ten Years"||October 31, 2019|
|4||"Chapter 4: Old Friends"||October 31, 2019|
|5||"Chapter 5: Short-Lived"||October 31, 2019|
|6||"Chapter 6: Recollection"||October 31, 2019|
|7||"Chapter 7: OGAWA"||October 31, 2019|
|8||"Chapter 8: Sleepwalking"||October 31, 2019|
Awards and nominations
|2020||55th Golden Bell Awards||Best Miniseries||Nowhere Man||Pending|
|Best Leading Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film||Joseph Chang||Pending|
|Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film||Po-chieh Wang||Pending|
|Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film||Mavis Fan||Pending|
|Best Cinematography||Zhou Yi-xian, Yang Feng-ming, Sun Ji-ming||Pending|
|Best Sound Award||Gao Wei-yan, Zheng Yuan-kai, Chia-wei Hsu, Huang Zhen-yang, Tang Xiang-zhu||Pending|
|Best Lighting Award||Xie Song-ming||Pending|
|Best Art and Design Award||Liang Shuo-lin, Shi Xiao-rou||Pending|
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