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Meet The Pros At Fareast Udine Festival Frederic Ambroisine, Expert On Asian Cinema

May 1st, 2010

One of the most, if not the most ubiquitous photojournalists covering the 12th edition of Fareast Udine Film Festival is without a doubt, Frederic Ambroisine.

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Voluptuous Pearl Queen Gets Revenge At Udine Fareast Film Festival

Apr 30th, 2010

Revenge Of The Pearl Queen.

55 years after a very young Japanese actress became a big hit in her native country upon revealing a scantily-wrapped magnificent figure, Udine Fareast Film Festival has spotlighted another Shintoho vintage treasure movie this morning, at the Visionario Cinema.

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Fareast Udine Festival Opens Lid of Shin Toho Treasure Box

Apr 28th, 2010

The twelfth edition of Fareast Film Festival has opened the lid of a treasure box containing vintage films produced in the 50s and 60s, from the defunct Shin - Toho film company...

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Japanese Ghosts, Primitive Tribes and Sacrificial Virgins

Apr 28th, 2010

This Shin Toho 1960 production directed by Ishikawa Yoshihiro is a fantasy pic, "The Ghost Cat Of Otama Pond" (Kaibyo Otama-ga-ike).

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The Call Girls Reach Udine

Apr 27th, 2010

An assortment of call girls graced the screen of the Cinema Visionario this morning in Udine's Far East Film Festival, all hailing from Hong Kong and 37 years back!

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What Would You Do, If Someone Blocked Your View? Fareast Festival Udine

Apr 24th, 2010

Dream Home, the incredible slasher movie, in Udine for its World Premiere and directed by Hong Kong's Pang Ho-cheung.

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Hong Kong slasher ‘Dream Home’ to Open Udine Fareast Film Festival 2010

Mar 16th, 2010

23rd April to 1st May 2010 - Teatro Nuovo "Giovanni da Udine" and the Visionario Udine Far East Film 12.

The Udine Festival is granted, for its launch on the 23rd April, the World Premiere of Dream Home, the highly anticipated slasher by Pang Ho-cheung!

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No Privacy Under Mao!

May 1st, 2009

Right after Mao, in Communist China early 1980s, director Buming XU recalls the situation in most households where a standard toilet was a luxury and people used "potties". A young Chinese girl Dan, lives in a stifling environment with her family in a house without toilet and has to empty her obnoxious younger brother's waste after he spends most of the day sitting on the loo.

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Lavish Korean Dynasty Adventure FROZEN FLOWER Enthralls Udine Fareast Festival

Apr 30th, 2009

Frozen Flower, an epic blockbuster of a love triangle involving the King and Queen of the Goryeo Dynasty with a General, directed by young Korean, Yoo Ha, takes you into a world of betrayal, honour and feudalism in ancient Korea, at war with China.

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Udine Teatro Giovanni Packed to the Gills for Spectators Eager to See Japanese Oscar Winner 'DEPARTURES'

Apr 29th, 2009

Academy-Award Winner For Best Foreign Film 2009

It was full house yesterday at the 1200-seater Teatro Giovanni Theatre in Udine for the European premiere of Departures.

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