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  1. Kaiji 2: Film Review

    2:08 pm 12/27/2011

    Japanese machine fetish reaches a hilarious height in "Kaiji 2," where the eponymous protagonist stakes millions of yen and several lives in a battle to out-wit a Pachinko (pinball) machine as monstrous as Megatron.Read more

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  2. 'Untouchables' Wins Top Prize at Tokyo Intl Film Fest

    1:26 am 10/30/2011

    It's a good day for France as the film, by French screenwriter/director duo Eric Toledano and Oliver Nakache, takes the $50,000 prize and "When Pigs Have Wings" takes the audience award at the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival on Sunday.Read more

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  3. TIFFCOM Market Wraps in Tokyo With Meetings Still Going On

    9:41 am 10/26/2011

    The 8th edition of the TIFFCOM market concluded on Wednesday at the Tokyo International Film Festival, with deals still being hammered out and business better than many had expected. Read more

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  4. TIFFCOM Market Opens at Tokyo Fest With Record Exhibitors

    6:03 am 10/24/2011

    The TIFFCOM market opened its high-rise doors Monday as the UniJapan Entertainment Forum got into full swing and the focus at the Tokyo International Film Festival shifted to business, for the next few days at least. Read more

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  5. Tokyo International Film Festival Opens With 'Three Musketeers,' Jackie Chan's '1911'

    3:57 am 10/22/2011

    Chan, Milla Jovovich, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and trade and industry minister Yukio Edano were among the speakers on opening day.Read more

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  6. Brad Pitt Starrer 'Moneyball' to Close Tokyo International Film Festival

    3:00 am 9/2/2011

    Bennet Miller’s baseball movie "Moneyball," starring Brad Pitt as Oakland Athletics’ general manager Billy Beane, will close this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival on Oct. 30.Read more

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  7. Jackie Chan's '1911' Added as Second Opening Film for Tokyo Fest

    6:37 am 8/10/2011

    TOKYO – Jackie Chan’s historical drama "1911" - about the Xinhai Revolution that led to the founding of the Republic of China - has been added as a second opening film for this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival, alongside "The Three Musketeers." Read more

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  8. Birthright: Film Review

    2:57 pm 6/13/2011

    Immaculately shot with expressive music and long, mesmeric silences, Japanese director Naoki Hashimoto’s Birthright is more like a melancholy song or tone poem until it erupts into an unpredictable, shattering finale.Read more

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  9. Full List of Tokyo International Film Festival Award Winners

    11:03 am 10/31/2010

    This is the complete list of winners from the Tokyo International Film Festival, which concluded Sunday night.Read more

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  10. 'Intimate Grammar' Wins as Tokyo Festival Closes

    10:15 am 10/31/2010

    The 23rd Tokyo International Film Festival came to a close Sunday with Intimate Grammar taking the $50,000 Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix -- the second time Israeli director Nir Bergman has won the main award.Read more

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