Interview with DETENTION 返校 Director John Hsu 徐漢強 (Fantasia Fest 2020)

Detention (返校) is a 2019 Taiwanese psychological horror film based on the 2017 PC game of the same name by Red Candle Games. Before the debut screening at Fantasia International Film Festival 2020 on August 24, 2020, Drunk in a Graveyard were so very privileged to sit down with director John Hsu 徐漢強 to chat about gaming, Silent Hill 2, booze and Midsommar.

Detention (返校) screens online at Fantasia International Film Festival at 7pm EST on August 24, 2020.

Thank you so much to John for taking the time to chat to us.

You can check out more of our Fantasia coverage here:

The Drunk in a Graveyard guide to the TEN FILMS we are most psyched about at Fantasia Fest 2020.

Coverage of Brea Grant’s 12 HOUR SHIFT and Ryan Spindell’s THE MORTUARY COLLECTION can be found on our latest podcast episode, and coverage of Amelia Moses’s BLEED WITH ME, 上田慎一郎 Shinichiro Ueda’s SPECIAL ACTORS, Neil Marshall’s THE RECKONING, short film DOPPELBÅNGER here, as well as our podcast episode on Justin McConnell’s documentary Clapboard Jungle here. And be sure to stay tuned for more coverage coming up soon, and follow our social media to keep up!


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