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Yoji Yamada’s 'Welcome Back, Tora-san' to open 2019 Tokyo Film Festival

The title marks the 50th anniversary of the popular Tora-san series.

The Halt

TIFF’s Crosscut Asia to focus on Southeast Asian genre films

Confirmed titles include Lav Diaz’s The Halt, Prachya Pinkaew’s Sisters and Folklore episode Tatami.

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'Amanda', 'A First Farewell' take top prizes at Tokyo film festival

Festival’s 31st edition built bridges to China and Southeast Asia.

The Poet

Tokyo interview: Liu Hao on Chinese reform era drama 'The Poet'

The Chinese director talks about recreating 1980s China in his Tokyo International Film Festival competition title.

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Filmmaker Rikiya Imaizumi on his Tokyo competition title 'Just Only Love'

Imaizumi’s drama about millennials navigating love is one of only two Japanese features in TIFF Competition.

Junji Sakamoto Screen File

Junji Sakamoto discusses tackling PTSD for his Tokyo competition title 'Another World'

The veteran filmmaker shines a light on a taboo topic in Japan.

Another World

'Another World': Tokyo Review

Three childhood friends find reunion to be a rocky road in Junji Sakamoto’s intimate drama.

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China's film industry facing its "year of reckoning", says producer Andre Morgan

Morgan worked with Golden Harvest in Hong Kong in the 1970s, helping to bring stars like Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan to the world.


Tokyo: Crosscut Asia directors talk Asian hip-hop and links between music and film

Three filmmakers explained how they’re using music to deliver political messages and explore their countries’ complex histories.

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TIFFCOM unveils plans to expand in Ikebukuro

Market will start using two new screening venues and remain in Sunshine City for at least the next two years.

Monkey Prince press conference

China's Bona Film Group teams with Toei Animation on 'The Monkey Prince'

Japan’s Sammy Corporation, Sola Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet are also partners on the film.

Marriage Hunting Beauty

'Marriage Hunting Beauty' snags deals in China, Taiwan (exclusive)

Romantic drama is directed by Akiko Oku, whose last film won the audience award at TIFF 2017.

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Tokyo International Film Festival Supplement

Features looking at the 31st edition of the festival.


A First Farewell

'A First Farewell': Tokyo Review

A young Chinese boy confronts the end of his way of life in rural China

His Masters Voice

'His Master's Voice': Tokyo Review

An adaptation of Stanislaw Lem’s novel fails to ignite

The Frost

'Before The Frost': Tokyo Review

Michael Noer’s period drama set in 1850s Denmark is grim but never less than gripping

Another World

'Another World': Tokyo Review

Three childhood friends find reunion to be a rocky road in Junji Sakamoto’s intimate drama.

Three Husbands

'Three Husbands': Tokyo Review

A young woman attempts to sate her addiction to sex in the final instalment of Fruit Chan’s ‘Prostitute Trilogy’