GOLDEN NETWORK ASIA LIMITED IN LONDON SCREENINGS (22-26 OCT) & MIFED 2001 (OCT 28-NOV 01) in mifed: HALL D4 BOOTH 430 CONTACT: 39-02 43 03 61 87
We are delighted to present our line-up for your consideration. Meanwhile we are grateful if you can suggest a convenient time for our meeting during London Screenings and MIFED 2001. Please send this form back by fax or contact Ms. Lammy Li for an appointment or inquiries. We look forward to seeing you.
Carrie Wong, Managing Director
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CHICKEN RICE WAR (Market Premiere) 2001 Singapore, Drama/ Comedy, English/Chinese, 100 min.
Dir. by CheeK, starring Pierre Png, Lum May Yee "12 Storeys" Volkswagen Discovery Award Toronto International Film Festival (2001) "The film is an intelligent riff on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", masterfully recast in a distinctively Singaporean context." Noah Cowan, TIFF Also selected in Pusan International Film Festival (Korea)
KODAK'S PRE-MIFED LONDON SCREENINGS: TUE 23 OCT 11:00 UGC Haymarket 2 SCREENINGS IN MIFED: SUN 28 OCT 19:30 SALA 13
TUE 30 OCT 13:30 SALA 5
BANG RAJAN THE LEGEND OF THE VILLAGE WARRIORS 2001 Thailand, Action, Thai, 119 min.
Dir. by Tanit Jitnukul, starring Vinai Kraibutr, Bin Banloerit, Jaran Ngamdee, Chumpon Tappitak, Attakorn Suwabbaraj Thai Box Office Hit 400,000,000 baht taken nationwide. Lotus du meilleur realisateur (Best Film-maker) 3eme Festival du Film Asiatique de Deauville (2001) Winner of 11 awards in Surasawadee Thai Film Awards "Pic's style is closer to Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai" ... the films takes on an elemental power and a heroic stature." - Derek Elley, Variety
SCREENINGS IN MIFED: SUN 28 OCT 13:30 SALA 15 MON 29 OCT 19:30 SALA 15
SEAFOOD 2001 Hong Kong, Drama, Chinese, 90min.
Dir. by Zhu Wen, starring Jinzi, Cheng Taisheng Special Jury Prize Cinema of the Present, 58th Venice International Film Festival (2001) In Competition: "New Currents" of Pusan International Film Festival (Korea), Nantes Festival des Trois Continents (France) and 3rd International Film Festival Bratislava (Slovakia) "The downbeat story about a prostitute trying to commit suicide is fueled by morally ambivalent characters and a cruel despair." Richard James Havis, Hollywood Reporter. Also selected in Vancouver Int' l Film Festival (Canada), Viennale Film Festival (Austria) London Film Festival (UK).
PEONY PAVILION 2001 Hong Kong, Drama, Chinese, 120 min.
Dir. by Yon Fan, starring Joel Wang "Chinese Ghost Story", Rie Miyazawa "The Cabbie", Daniel Wu "Bishonen" Best Actress Award (Rie Miyazawa) & Special Mention of the FIPRESCI Jury - XXIII Moscow Int'l Film Festival (2001) Opening Film 25th Hong Kong International Film Festival, Tokyo International Film Festival, Golden Roaster and Hundred Flowers Award (China) and Asia Film Festival (Singapore) "Two women who forge a deep relationship, and a man who tests that bond this film is so saturated in the sad glamour of their love that styles becomes substance." - Richard Corliss, Time Magazine Also selected in Flanders International Film Festival and Hawaii International Film Festival
ROOTS AND BRANCHES 2001 Hong Kong/ China, Drama, Chinese, 90 min.
Dir. by Yue Zhong, starring Gi Gi Leung "Tempting Hearts", Jiang Wu "Shower", Xia Yu "In the Heat of the Sun" 2001 Top Box Office grosser with US$2.5 million collection in China. In Competition - Castellinaria Festival Internazonale del cinema giovane Bellinzona (Swiss 2001) Yi-ku, Si-tian, Tian and Miao are brothers and sisters. Forced to separate during childhood because their parents died in a traffic accident. After 20 years, Si-tian becomes a famous conductor and returns to China to hold her first performance. But, what she really wants from this trip is to reunite with her long-lost brothers and sister. Also selected in Shanghai International Film Festival.
REAL FICTION 2000 Korea, Drama, Korean, 87 min.
Dir. by Kim Ki-duk "The Isle", "Address Unknown", starring Joo Jin-mo, Kim Jin-a "Bongja", Son Min-suk Official Competition XXIII Moscow International Film Festival (2001) A street artist, being disregarded by the world, but enduring it all, finds another aspect of himself from a girl carrying a camera, and feels violent impulsive emotions inside him.
DREAM OF A WARRIOR 2001 Korea/ Hong Kong, Sci-Fi/ Action, Korean, 90min. Dir. by Juny Park, Starring Leon Lai "Comrades, Almost a Love Story" "Fallen Angel", Lee Na-young, Park Eun-hye An adventure transcending time and space. Dr Chang has invented a time machine: it transfers the traveler's mind into the body of their former self. When his daughter Nam-hong gets stuck in the past, he enlists the help of detective Sung-jin to rescue her. By chance, Nam-hong resembles a princess in Sung-jin's dreams: in his previous life he was a simple warrior who overcame the prejudice of society to win her love, but their romance ended tragically at a time of war. Can Sung-jin change their destiny, rescue Nam-hong and defeat the armies of the enemy so that they can find everlasting happiness?
DITTO 2000 Korea, Drama, Korean, 111min. Dir. by Kim Jeong-gwon, starring Yu Ji-tae "Nightmare", Kim Ha-nul Love in another dimension a romantic drama smashed Korean Box Office last year with 1.1 mil admissions in Summer. On the night of a lunar eclipse, So-eun, a college student in 1979, comes in contact with a stranger through a broken amateur HAM radio. Strangely, he claims to live in 2000. They decide to give this rather weird incident a shot and start believing each other. They grow closer, but then a cruel twist of fate changes their lives
LAST SCENE (Post Production, Sony 24P) 2001 Japan, Drama, Japanese
Dir. by Hideo Nakata "Ring", "Ring2", starring Nishijima Hidetoshi, Asou Kumiko, Johnny Yoshinaga An actor's life is elevated by the last scene. Tokyo, 1960. A luxury apartment. A man, received a phone call from his ex-girlfriend Fujiko, telling him that Yumi, their aborted child has been calling her. Exactly one year ago today, Fujiko had her abortion. Suddenly, the phone rings. When he answers the phone, he realizes that it is from the dead baby. Then, all the room lights go out. In total darkness, suddenly a sound of someone knocking on the window, and the knocking is getting louder and louder...
PUBLIC TOILET (In Production, Digital Video) 2001 Korea/ Hong Kong, Drama, English/ Chinese/ Indian/ Japanese and Korean
Dir. by Fruit Chan, starring Sam Lee, Jolene Kuk, Jang Hak, Abe Tsuyoshi, Raheel Amjid Habib, Tony Ma In Selection of Digital Presentation 5th Pusan International Film Festival Focusing on people in Beijing, Hong Kong, Pusan, New York, Tokyo, Calcutta and Rome to explore the happiness, anger, sadness and joy in their lives.
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