The Post-Truth World: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

‘The Post-Truth World’ is a Taiwanese film that revolves around a has-been commentator who attempts to profit from being held hostage by a former sports star.

Release date

The film will premiere on Netflix on January 21.

Cast and creators

  • Hsiao-chuan Chang as Liu Li-min
  • Edward Chen as Zhang Zheng-yi
  • Caitlin Fang as Liu Zhen-zhen
  • Aviis Zhong as Xu Ya-jing

Director: Yifu Chen

Official synopsis

“A sports star turned convict holds over-the-hill commentator Liu Li-min (Joseph Chang) hostage. Recognizing this as a chance for his big comeback, Liu plays along with the hype. But the truth is even more shocking than his wildest imagination.”

Other details

‘The Post-Truth World’ is named ‘Zui hou zhen xiang’ in the native language.


Liu Li-min sees the perfect opportunity to rise back into the spotlight when he is taken hostage by former sports star turned convict Zheng Zhen-yi. However, he is about to realise there is a whole lot more to it than meets the eye.

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