The Deauville Asian Film Festival has unveiled its line-up for the ninth edition, to be held March 2-April 1. Benoit Jacquot will head up the jury with Bruno Coulais, Marina De Van, Mylene Jampanoi, Laure Marsac, Dominique Pinon, Gilles Taurand and Gaspard Ulliel.

The opening night film will be Tuya's Marriage from China's Wang Quan'an with closing duties handled by Tian Zhuangzhuang's The Go Master also from China. The feature competition has nine titles including the latest from Takashi Miike, Big Bang Love, Juvenile A and two international premieres.

The other films in the main section are Ad Lib Night from South Korea's Yoon-Ki Lee, Dorm from Thailand's Songyos Sugmakanan, Family Ties from South Korea's Tae-Yong Kim, China's Getting Home by Yang Zhang, King And The Clown from South Korea's Jun-ik Lee, the international premiere of Route 255 from Japan's Yoshihiro Nakamura, Syndromes And A Century by Thailand's Apichatpong Weerasethakul and China's Teeth Of Love by Yuxin Zhuang, which is also an international premiere.

The Deauville Asian Film Festival is organised by the same folks behind the Deauville Festival of American Film and in keeping with that festival's recently added town villages, an Asian village will be set up for the duration of the event. Three hundred Asian students will also take part in the festival while a conference on the challenges Asia represents for Europe and France will also take place.