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Lilting sells for Protagonist

EXCLUSIVE: Hong Khaou’s debut sells to major markets

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BOX OFFICE

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Winter Soldier regains UK lead

Disney’s latest Marvel outing leapfrogs Rio 2 with $3m (£1.78m); Lionsgate’s The Quiet Ones posts non-final $1.1m (£681,305) debut for week’s highest new entry; eOne’s Calvary records third best opening of year in Ireland.

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The Grandmaster

Grandmaster sweeps Hong Kong awards

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Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster nabbed 12 prizes at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, including best picture, best director and best actress for Zhang Ziyi.

Daniel Yu

Hong Kong’s EMP expands team

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Hong Kong-based Emperor Motion Pictures has appointed production veteran Daniel Yu as production controller and Damon Chan as general manager, exhibition (PRC).

ASIA FILM REVIEWS

Iceman

Iceman

By James Marsh

Dir: Law Wing Cheong. Hong Kong-China. 2014. 103mins

Fuku-chan Of FukuFuku Flats

Fuku-chan Of FukuFuku Flats

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir/scr: Yosuke Fujita. Japan-UK-Italy-Taiwan-Germany. 2014. 110mins

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ASIA FEATURES

Gareth Evans on set of The Raid 2

Gareth Evans, The Raid 2

By Ian Sandwell

The Welsh film-maker talks to Ian Sandwell about the action sequel and teases The Raid 3.

Filmart 2014: hot titles: Japan

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Japanese companies attend Filmart with a strong line-up of titles. Jason Gray highlights some of the most eye-catching productions.

The Nightingale

Filmart 2014: Relationship status

By Melanie Goodfellow

What are the biggest challenges faced by European producers when teaming up with Chinese partners to gain access to the territory’s $3bn box office? Melanie Goodfellow reports.

House of Cards

Filmart 2014: China’s online video boom

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Boasting a mix of local and foreign content, online streaming is big business in China. Liz Shackleton reports on the consolidation in the sector and what the future holds.

Hong Kong

Filmart 2014: Screen's features

Browse Screen International’s Filmart 2014 features including a spotlight on the hottest titles from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea, and an interview with film-maker Pang Ho Cheung.

Filmart

Filmart 2014: destination Hong Kong

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Filmart 2014 is expected to draw record numbers of attendees. Jean Noh looks at the special allure of Hong Kong as a market that works across borders

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Digital edition Busan 2013

Browse the digital edition of our Busan International Film Festival supplement here.

COMMENT

Barkhad Abdi

BAFTA's surprises are a breath of fresh air

By Wendy Mitchell

Bravo, BAFTAs. The 2014 awards perfectly captured how the BAFTAs have to straddle the line of honouring the best films of the year globally while still recognizing British work.

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