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Far East Film Festival: Uchida Eiji’s Trans Drama ‘Midnight Swan’ Wins Top Prize

Japan scored a one-two finish at Italy’s Far East Film Festival, with Uchida Eiji’s transgender drama Midnight Swan winning the coveted Golden Mulberry and Maeda Koji’s comedy You’re Not Normal, Either! taking the Silver Mulberry. Midnight Swan, also written by Eiji, stars Tsuyoshi Kusanagi as Nagisa, a transgender woman living in Tokyo who unexpectedly takes […]

Italy’s Far East Film Festival to Open With Zhang Yimou’s ‘Cliff Walkers’

Zhang Yimou’s lush spy thriller Cliff Walkers is set to open Italy’s Far East Film Festival with an in-person screening. The 23rd edition of FEFF, the influential specialty event that brings popular and art house Asian cinema to Europe, will be a mix of virtual and in-person screenings as Italy transitions toward loosening restrictions put […]