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    Tokyo stories

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 25/10/2018

    » The 31st Tokyo International Film Festival opens today with a fine selection of films from East and West. Held at Roppongi Hills, TIFF, one of Asia's largest film fests, is serving up cinematic treats from Japan and around the world. Opening the festival is A Star Is Born, the Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga musical romantic drama. Closing the festival on Nov 3 will be Japanese animation Godzilla: The Planet Eater, the final chapter of the animated monster trilogy.

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    The pastoral romance returns

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 19/09/2018

    » The star-crossed lovers coo. They ride their buffaloes through a verdant field, splash mud, evade spiteful parents, and make a vow at the shrine of the banyan tree. But their romance, like all memorable romances in books and life, is doomed by the circumstances of fate, tragic and scarred, and their destiny is one of the most heartbreaking in the canon of Siamese literature and film.

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    Hot from Toronto

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 21/09/2018

    » Some highlights and award hopefuls from the film festival that will likely occupy the spotlight in the coming months

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    Legend brought back to life on the small screen

    Life, Published on 30/08/2018

    » A megahit TV drama in 2016, Nakee portrays the story of the serpent queen, who forever loses her human form in saving her lover's life in the sad ending.

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    Asean films receive special showcase

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 04/07/2018

    » The riches of Southeast Asian stories and images are celebrated at the 4th Bangkok Asean Film Festival, which opens tonight at SF CentralWorld and runs until Sunday. Hosted by the Thai Ministry of Culture, this year's edition marks the 51st anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the regional body whose primary mission is economics and which increasingly pays more heed to cultural promotion.

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    Trial and tribulation at German Film Week

    Life, Published on 28/06/2018

    » The German Film Week began on Monday and continues until Sunday. Among several titles in the programme, a couple of highlights stand out, and the good news is you can still catch them at this weekend at Cinema Oasis, Bangkok Screening Room and Goethe Institut.

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    N Korean underdogs win on screen

    Brunch, Published on 06/05/2018

    » North Korean movies rarely make it to the outside world, but 2012's Comrade Kim Goes Flying not only received a limited international release, it also earned the distinction of becoming the first North Korean production to be shown at a film festival in South Korea.

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    Thai-Myanmar production speaks universal language

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 29/12/2016

    » 'I've always been under the wrong impression that English is an absolute international language," said Thai filmmaker Adsajun Sattagovit. But upon directing the Thai-Myanmar film TT & Donut, which premiered this month at the National Theatre of Yangon and will be released in Myanmar after New Year, Adsajun said he has found the true language of the world.

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    Reliving an era through film

    Life, Published on 24/04/2018

    » The 70-year reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej overlaid decades of Thai cinema history, from the golden age of 16mm movies in the 1950s to the country's first and only Cannes Film Festival winner in 2010. To mark the two courses of history, the Ministry of Culture last week announced the "70 Best Films In The Reign Of King Rama IX", an extensive survey that covers seven decades of Thai cinema, essentially comprising the country's cinematic canon.

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    Indonesia's torchbearers

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 04/11/2016

    » A woman who rises above the trauma of polygamy in Sulawesi; a Muslim girl and her transvestite father, who works the street of Jakarta; three sisters in a courtship game; a war veteran confronting the harsh aftermath of newly independent Indonesia. At the Tokyo International Film Festival this year, Indonesia is the focus of the Crosscut Asia section, a programme that telescopes national cinema for social and aesthetic angles.

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