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  1. Chinese Companies Boycott Tokyo Film Market

    12:38 am PDT 10/24/2012
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    Dealmaking suffers as a land dispute between China and Japan boils over at annual event linked with the Tokyo International Film Festival. READ MORE

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  2. Ship of Theseus: Tokyo Review

    3:36 pm PDT 10/23/2012
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    Aida El-Kashef, Neeraj Kabi and Sohum Shah star as organ transplant recipients who question their identity in Mumbai-born playwright Anand Gandhi’s debut feature film. READ MORE

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  3. Since Then: Tokyo Film Festival Review

    9:56 am PDT 10/22/2012
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    Aya Takekou and Yasuhiro Isobe star in Japanese indie director Makoto Shinozaki’s slow-moving drama set amid the aftermath of last year’s earthquake. READ MORE

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  4. Kuro: Tokyo Film Festival Review

    9:51 am PDT 10/22/2012
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    Airi Kido, Yu Saitoh and Hideo Nakaizumi play odd bedfellows in Daisuke Shimote’s lighthearted debut feature. READ MORE

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  5. Tokyo International Film Festival to Screen 'Feng Shui' Despite Request to Withdraw Film

    4:56 am PDT 10/22/2012
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    Hong Kong-China co-production "Floating City" has already been withdrawn from the festival amid China-Japan tensions over claims to a group of uninhabited islands. READ MORE

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  6. Japan in a Day: Tokyo Review

    9:24 pm PDT 10/21/2012
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    Using crowd-sourced clips, Scott teams with Fuji for a poignant doc that screened on opening night of the festival. READ MORE

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  7. Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away: Tokyo Review

    9:23 pm PDT 10/20/2012
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    James Cameron and Andrew Adamson join forces to present a fantastical love story, featuring the best of the world-famous circus troupe’s elaborate performances. READ MORE

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  8. 25th Tokyo International Fim Festival Opens With Thousands Greeting Local Stars

    8:31 am PDT 10/20/2012
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    The nine-day event takes place at the Roppongi Hills complex, while the accompanying TIFFCOM market will be at a new venue in the Odaiba bay area from Oct. 23 to 25. READ MORE

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  9. Tokyo Intl' Film Fest Hit by China-Japan Tensions

    8:40 am PDT 09/25/2012
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    Hong Kong-China film pulled from festival, with more withdrawals looking set to occur as row over islands spills into the entertainment world. READ MORE

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  10. Tokyo Intl' Film Festival Lineup Announced

    2:20 am PDT 09/20/2012
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    25th edition of the festival has attracted a record number of entries from 90 countries around the world. READ MORE

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  11. Ridley Scott's 'Japan in a Day' to be Joint Opener at Tokyo International Film Festival

    10:03 pm PDT 09/13/2012
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    The collaboration between the director and Fuji TV is to be the special opening film alongside "Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away." READ MORE

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  12. Clint Eastwood's 'Trouble With the Curve' to Close Tokyo International Film Festival

    10:38 pm PDT 09/05/2012
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    The movie, about a baseball scout on the verge of retirement, was directed by Eastwood's protege Robert Lorenz and also stars Amy Adams, John Goodman and Justin Timberlake. READ MORE

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  13. 'Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away' to Open Tokyo Film Festival

    10:34 pm PDT 09/04/2012
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    The 3D project promises to combine elements of Cirque du Soleil's live performances with a fictional narrative. READ MORE

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  14. Legendary Producer Raymond Chow Honored by Tokyo International Film Festival

    3:20 am PDT 08/30/2012
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    The founder of powerhouse studio Golden Harvest will be presented with the TIFF Special Appreciation Award on Oct. 20. READ MORE

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  15. Roger Corman to Head Tokyo Festival Jury

    1:39 am PDT 06/12/2012
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    The veteran producer and director will lead the jury at the Tokyo International Film Festival, 18 years after his first time as jury head. READ MORE

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  16. New Home For Tokyo International Film Festival Contents Market

    2:38 am PDT 03/19/2012
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    October’s TIFFCOM contents market to relocate to a new venue overlooking Tokyo Bay. READ MORE

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  17. We Can't Change the World, But We Wanna Build a School in Cambodia: Film Review

    12:42 pm PST 01/01/2012
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    This unconventional youth film with a mouthful of a title makes charity look hip and creative, and it gains persuasiveness by being based on a real-life account. READ MORE

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  18. Postcard: Film Review

    8:21 am PST 12/30/2011
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    Japan's nominee for the best foreign language Academy Award is the 49th and final film from Japanese director Kaneto Shindo. READ MORE

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  19. Tokyo Island: Film Review

    2:28 pm PST 12/28/2011
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    Female Robinson Crusoe politico-erotic fantasy is as amusing as it is baffling. READ MORE

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  20. Kaiji 2: Film Review

    2:10 pm PST 12/27/2011
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    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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  21. 'Untouchables' Wins Top Prize at Tokyo Intl Film Fest

    8:59 am PDT 10/30/2011
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    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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