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Shochiku took advice from Japan’s National Film Centre on which Ozu classics to restore.
Junya Sakino’s road movie [pictured] premiered at SXSW.
Hong Kong Focus
Hong Kong Filmart (March 21-24) is growing in importance as more international buyers and producers head to the event to conduct face-to-face business with the Asian film industry.
Jack The Giant Slayer grossed around $2.3m from seven opening days in select Asian markets to rank number one in six out of seven through Warner Bros Pictures International.