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."
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
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
TOKYO -- Japanese convenience store chain Lawson Inc. said on Thursday it will buy music retailer HMV Japan from an investment arm of Daiwa Securities Group for 1.8 billion yen ($22.03 million).Read more
The 7th edition of TIFFCOM, the Tokyo International Film Festival's content market wrapped up on Thursday with many companies looking to sign contracts at next week's American Film Market for the titles they've been negotiating over since booths opened on Tuesday.Read more
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