Terracotta Far East Film Festival 2010

A great line-up of exciting Asian films.

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Meat Grinder Meat Grinder
Meat Grinder and Vengeance
20th Century Boys 320th Century Boys 3 (20-seiki shonen: Saishu-sho - Bokura no hata) (Country: Japan; Year: 2009; Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi; Writer: Yasushi Fukuda, Naoki Urasawa; Stars: Toshiaki Karasawa, Airi Taira, Takako Tokiwa, Renji Ishibashi)
A group of friends try to save the world from a childhood companion who has unleashed horrors based on their childhood fantasies.
Accident (Yi Ngoi) (Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2009; Director: Pou-Soi Cheang; Writer: Kam-Yuen Szeto, Lik-Kei Tang; Stars: Louis Koo, Richie Ren, Shui-Fan Fung, Michelle Ye, Suet Lam)
A assassin who specialises in 'accidents' comes to suspect that an accident befalling his team is not what it seems.
Antique (Sayangkoldong Yangkwajajeom Aentikeu) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2008; Director: Kyu-dong Min; Stars: Ji-hun Ju, Jae-wook Kim, Ah-in Yu, Ji-ho Choi, Andy Gillet)
An ensemble romance set within a bakery, with complicated love triangles among the pastry chefs.
Bodyguards and Assassins (Shi Yue Wei Cheng) (Country: China , Hong Kong; Year: 2009; Director: Teddy Chan; Writer: Tin Nam Chun, Junli Guo; Stars: Donnie Yen, Leon Lai, Xueqi Wang, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Nicholas Tse, Jun Hu)
A man who has crossed the wrong people seeks protection in late 19th century China.
Cow (Dou Niu) (Country: China; Year: 2009; Director: Hu Guan; Writer: Hu Guan; Stars: Bo Huang, Ni Yan)
During the Sino-Japanese war, a simple peasant is ordered to take care of a cow, but his charge attracts a lot of unwelcome attention.
Fish Story Fish Story
Fish Story and Phobia
Development Hell (Country: China, Hong Kong; Year: 2009; Director: Hiroshi Fuzakawa; Stars: Teddy Chen, Peter Chan Ho Sun, Chun Tin Nam, Su Chao Pin, Kate Yeung, Chan Tung Man, Debbie Wong, Andre Morgan)
A documentary about the making of Bodyguards And Assassins.
Fish Story (Fisshu sutôrî) (Country: Japan; Year: 2009; Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura; Writer: Kotaro Isaka, Tamio Hayashi; Stars: Ito Atsushi, Kora Kengo, Hamada Gaku, Tabe Mikako, Moriyama Mirai, Shibukawa Kiyohika, Ohkawauchi Toshimitsu, Egichu Noriko, Mashima Hidekazu, Yamanaka Takashi, Namioka Kazuki, Takahashi Mai, Ishimaru Kenjiro, Omori Nao), Official Site
A record shop owner insists that one of the records in his store will "save the world".
In the Mood for Doyle (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Yves Montmayeur; Stars: Christopher Doyle, Wong Kar-wai, John Woo, Olivier Assayas, Fruit Chan, Karen Mok, Bai Ling)
A documentary about the extraordinary career of cinematographer Christopher Doyle.
Little Big Soldier (Country: China, Hong Kong; Year: 2010; Director: Ding Sheng; Stars: Jackie Chan, Leehom Wang, Yoo Seung-jun, Lin Peng, Wu Yue, Xiao Dong-Mei)
A farmer tries to survive after being conscripted into the army, with hilarious consequences.
Meat Grinder (Cheuuat gaawn chim) (Country: Thailand; Year: 2009; Director: Tiwa Moeithaisong; Writer: Tiwa Moeithaisong; Stars: Mai Charoenpura, Rattanaballang Toksawat, Weeradit Shimalai, Atitaya Shindejanichakul, Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul, Duangte Tungkamani, Piyawat Niwatwong)
A noodle soup store's recipe has a worrying 'special' ingredient.
Phobia (See prang, 4BIA) (Country: Thailand; Year: 2008; Director: Banjong Pisanthanakun, Paween Purikitpanya, Yongyoot Thongkongtoon, Parkpoom Wongpoom; Writer: Banjong Pisanthanakun, Paween Purikitpanya, Yongyoot Thongkongtoon, Parkpoom Wongpoom (segments); Stars: Laila Boonyasak, Maneerat Kham-uan, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk, Witawat Singlampong, Pongsatorn Jongwilat, Chon Wachananon), Official Site, Trailer
Portmanteau horror.
Vengeance (Country: Hong Kong, France; Year: 2009; Director: Johnnie To; Writer: Ka-Fai Wai; Stars: Johnny Hallyday, Sylvie Testud, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Ka Tung Lam, Suet Lam, Simon Yam, Siu-Fai Cheung, Felix Wong, Ting Yip Ng, Maggie Siu, Vincent Sze, Michelle Ye)
A chef - and former killer - returns to Hong Kong to avenge the deaths of his daughter's family.
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