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EAST ASIAN CINEMA

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‘Hiroshima Mon Amour’ (1959): Review

Directed by: Alain Resnais || Produced by: Samy Halfon, Anatole Dauman Screenplay by: Marguerite Duras || Starring: Emmanuele Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud Music by: Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco || Cinematography: Michio Takahashi, Sacha Vierny || Edited by: Jasmine Chasney, Henri Colpi, Anne Sarraute || Country: France, Japan || Language: French, Japanese, English … Continue reading

‘Silence’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Martin Scorsese || Produced by: Barbara De Fina, Randall Emmett, Vittorio Cecchi Gori, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Gaston Pavlovich, Martin Scorsese, Irwin Winkler Screenplay by: Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese || Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Tadanobu Asano, Ciaran Hinds, Liam Neeson, Issey Ogata, Shinya Tsukamoto, Yoshi Oida, Yosuke Kubozuka Music by: Kim Allen Kluge, … Continue reading

‘Election’ (2005-2006): Review

Directed by: Johnnie To || Produced by: Dennis Law, Johnnie To Screenplay by: Yau Nahi-ho, Yip Tin-shing || Starring: Simon Yam, Louis Koo, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Nick Cheung, Lam Suet, Gordon Lam, Wong Tin-lam, Maggie Shiu, David Chiang, Tam Ping-man, Mark Cheng, Andy On, You Yong Music by: Lo Ta-yu, Robert Ellis-Geiger || Cinematography: Cheng … Continue reading

‘Mad Detective’ (2007): Review

Directed by: Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai || Produced by: Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai Screenplay by: Wai Ka-Fai, Au Kin-Yee || Starring: Sean Lau, Lam Ka-Tung, Andy On, Kelly Lin, Flora Chan, Lee Kwok-Lun, Jo Kuk, Jay Lau, Lam Suet, Cheung Siu-fai Music by: Xavier Jamaux || Cinematography: Cheng Siu-Keung || Edited by: Tina Baz || … Continue reading

‘The Mermaid’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Stephen Chow || Produced by: Stephen Chow, Y.Y. Khong, La Peikang, Yang Wei, Wang Changtian, Yang Zhenhua, Cao Pu, Liu Yang, Wei Jie, Cai Dongqing Screenplay by: Stephen Chow, Kelvin Lee, Ho Miu-kei, Lu Zhengyu, Fung Chih-chiang, Ivy Kong, Chan Hing-ka, Tsang Kan-cheung || Starring: Deng Cho, Lin Yun, Show Luo, Zhang Yuqi, Lu … Continue reading

‘Drug War’ (2012): Review

Directed by: Johnnie To || Produced by: Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai Screenplay by: Wai Ka-Fai, Yau Nai-hoi, Ryker Chan, Yu Xi || Starring: Sun Honglei, Louis Koo, Huang Yi, Wallace Chung, Gao Yunxiang, Li Guangjie, Guo Tao, Li Jing, Lo Hoi-pang, Eddie Cheung Music by: Xavier Jamaux || Cinematography: Cheng Siu-Keung, To Hung-Mo || Edited … Continue reading

‘I Saw the Devil’ (2010): Review

Directed by: Kim Ji-woon || Produced by: Kim Hyung-woo, Jo Sung-won, Kim Jae-young, Kim Jung-hwa Screenplay by: Park Hoon-jung || Starring: Choi Min-sik, Lee Byung-hun, Jeon Kuk-hwan, Chun Ho-jin, Oh San-ha, Kim Yun-seo, Choi Moo-sung, Kim In-seo Music by: Mowg || Cinematography by: Lee Mo-gae || Edited by: Nam Na-yeong || Country: South  Korea || … Continue reading

‘Joint Security Area’ (2000): Review

Directed by: Park Chan-wook || Produced by: Shim Jae-myung Screenplay by: Kim Hyeon-seok, Jeong Seong-san, Lee Moo-yeong, Park Chan-wook || Starring: Lee Byung-hun, Song Kang-ho, Lee Young-ae, Kim Tae-woo, Shin Ha-Kyun, Herbert  Ulrich Music by: Jo Yeong-wook || Cinematography by: Kim Seong-bok || Edited by: Kim Sang-beom || Country: South Korea || Language: Korean, English … Continue reading

‘Shiri’ (1999): Review

Directed by: Kang Je-gyu || Produced by: Byeon Moo-rim, Lee Kwan-hak Screenplay by: Kang Je-gyu || Starring: Han Suk-kyu, Choi Min-sik, Yunjin Kim, Song Kang-ho, Yoon Joo-sang, Park Yong-woo, Johnny Kim, Lee Seung-shin Music by: Lee Dong-joon || Cinematography by: Kim Seong-bok || Edited by: Park Gok-ji || Country: South Korea || Language: Korean Running … Continue reading

‘Killers’ (2014): Review

Directed by: The Mo Brothers || Produced by: Yoshinori Chiba, Shinjiro Nishimura, Takuji Ushiyama, Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto Screenplay by: Takuji Ushiyama, Timo Tjahjanto || Starring: Kazuki Kitamura, Oka Antara, Rin Takanashi, Luna Maya, Ray Sahetapy, Ersya Aurelia, Epy Kasnandar, Mei Kurokawa Music by: Fajar Yuskemal, Aria Prayogi || Cinematography by: Gunnar Nimpuno || Edited … Continue reading