All Hong Kong articles – Page 8

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    Don’t Go Breaking My Heart


    Dir: Johnnie To. Hong Kong-China. 2011. 117mins

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    Packed houses


    Will pre-buying international projects become more popular with Hong Kong distributors as they fight for screens and good-quality product in this lively market? Liz Shackleton reports

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    Hong Kong's next hits


    Films from Tsui Hark and Johnnie To headline the exciting new projects in the pipeline in Hong Kong. Profiles by Liz Shackleton

  • Ivy Ho

    Hong Kong's top new talents


    A distinctive film-making culture is blooming in Hong Kong. Liz Shackleton turns the spotlight on a new generation of visionary directors

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    Fox, Huayi, Sundream join forces in Space


    Fox International Productions, Beijing-based Huayi Brothers and Hong Kong’s Sundream Motion Pictures are co-producing the second feature to be directed by Tony Chan and Wing Shya, Love In Space.

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    Cool eye on a warm reception


    Kicking off a new monthly column, Screen’s chief critic reports from the Hong Kong International  Film Festival ― and finds that watching films with local audiences is not the best way to assess a title’s international appeal.

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    Signs of strength at FilMart 2010


    Busy Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FilMart) draws to a close with several deals completed and record attendance.

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    Ning Hao Lands at Fortissimo


    Fortissimo Films has picked up Chinese director Ning Hao’s highly-anticipated road movie No Man’s Land, starring Yu Nan (Tuya’s Marriage) and rising mainland actor Huang Bo (pictured).

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    Media Asia unveils Johnnie To, Gao Qunshu projects


    Hong Kong’s Media Asia Films announced a packed slate of productions at Filmart, including a romantic comedy from Johnnie To (pictured) and Wai Ka-fai, and a new project from The Message director Gao Qunshu.

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    Just Cause brings 3D expertise to China


    Los Angeles-based Just Cause Productions, the 3D company set up by Avatar stuntman Rueben Langdon (pictured), is set to expand its business in Greater China. The first projects it has boarded are Yuen Tak’s action drama Mr And Mrs China and an action film produced by action star Sammo Hung.Mr ...

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    Asian Film Awards 2010


    Asia’s biggest film stars, and international guests including Donatella Versace, walked the red carpet in Hong Kong for the fourth Asian Film Awards.

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    Showgate sells Yukisada's Parade to Taiwan


    Japanese sales agent Showgate has sold ensemble drama Parade, directed by Isao Yukisada (pictured) (Crying Out Love At The Center Of The World) to Bees Factory for Taiwan.The film world premiered in Pusan last year, won the FIPRESCI award in the Berlin Panorama section, and was nominated for best film ...

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    Iwai speaks English with Fortissimo


    Fortissimo Films has acquired the first English-language feature from acclaimed Japanese director Shunji Iwai, whose credits include Love Letter and April Story.

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    China launches official English language film website


    The Chinese government has announced that it will launch an official English-language website to provide information on Chinese-language films and the Chinese film industry.The website is co-established by the Film Bureau under State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) and Chinese Radio International (CRI), a state-owned radio broadcast ...

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    CTV buys France on CJ's thriller No Mercy


    Korean distributor CJ Entertainment has sold thriller No Mercy to CTV for French-speaking territories.“It’s an edgy film with the pacing of The Chaser and a heartbreaking twist like Oldboy. No Mercy generated buzz in Berlin after its market debut and there was a bidding war,” says Kini Kim, senior vice ...

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    Korea’s Mother tops Asian Film Awards


    Korean thriller Mother, directed by Bong Joon-ho, scooped three awards including best film, best screenwriter and best actress for Kim Hye-ja’s performance at the 4th Asian Film Awards (AFAs) on Monday night.

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    Greenwood to score Tran Anh Hung’s Norwegian Wood


    Jonny Greenwood, the BAFTA and Grammy-nominated musician and member of rock band Radiohead, will compose the soundtrack to Tran Anh Hung’s upcoming Norwegian Wood.

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    Ewan McGregor to play Edward VIII in Madonna's W.E.


    Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of Madonna’s upcoming project W.E. to play Edward VIII.

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    Sex 2, Green Zone among 12 US films confirmed for Chinese release


    China Film Group, China’s only film importer, confirmed that it will import 12 US films as the initial batch of the 20 revenue-sharing films for 2010.Among the films are Warner Bros’ Sex And The City 2 which is the first time the characters have been officially introduced to the country; ...

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    Gateway to opportunity


    Against the backdrop of an astounding boom in China’s box office, Hong Kong Filmart (March 22-25) is a key place to do business in Asia. Liz Shackleton profiles this year’s event, and the financing forum and festival which run alongside it