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  1. Robert De Niro Visits Tokyo Film Fest for 'The Family' Screening

    5:09 am 10/22/2013

    Hundreds of Japanese fans turned out to catch a glimpse of the veteran actor at the festival's main venue in Tokyo's Roppongi district.Read more

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  2. Tinker Ticker: Tokyo Review

    4:31 pm 10/20/2013

    Two disillusioned young men conspire to bomb their tormentors in South Korean director Kim Jung-hoon's directorial debut.Read more

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  3. To Live and Die in Ordos (Jing Cha Ri Ji): Tokyo Review

    8:10 pm 10/19/2013

    Chinese filmmaker Ning Ying offers a take on the life of a state-celebrated, graft-free regional police chief.Read more

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  4. Au revoir l'ete (Hotori no Sakuko): Tokyo Review

    10:39 am 10/19/2013

    Japanese helmer Koji Fukuda's third French-titled feature revolves around a Tokyo high-school student's week-long late summer sojourn at a beachside town.Read more

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  5. Bending the Rules (Ghaedeye Tasadof): Tokyo Review

    8:11 pm 10/18/2013

    Behnam Barzadi's film centers on an Iranian theater group about to depart for a performance in Europe.Read more

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  6. Barber's Tales (Mga Kuwentong Barbero): Tokyo Review

    6:15 pm 10/18/2013

    Philippine director Jun Robles Lana's follow-up to his indie hit "Bwakaw" combines the political and personal with the story of the emancipation of a rural female barber under the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship in the 1970s.Read more

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  7. Today and Tomorrow (Jin Tian Ming Tian): Tokyo Review

    1:08 am 10/18/2013

    Chinese director Yang Huilong's feature debut follows three twenty-somethings navigating their lives in bustling Beijing.Read more

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  8. Stars Light Up Opening of Tokyo Film Festival

    8:56 am 10/17/2013

    Despite travel delays caused by the huge typhoon that swept across Japan the day before, stars from Asia and Hollywood appeared at the opening of Tokyo Film Festival on Thursday. Read more

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  9. Tokyo Film Fest Head Yasushi Shiina on Luring Hollywood Talent to Japan (Q&A)

    5:15 am 10/16/2013

    The festival's new director shares his vision for the event's future and how he got Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Francis Ford and Sofia Coppola -- along with a Kennedy -- to take part. Read more

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  10. Tokyo Film Fest: 4 Must-Attend Reasons

    11:00 am 10/4/2013

    Japan's capital is brimming with optimism thanks to a rebounding economy and the 2020 Summer Olympics. Come for its relevance, but stay through the fest for the edgy films, incredible and unique city vibe, fabulous food and "omotenashi" — a sense of service that goes above and beyond.Read more

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