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24th Far East Film Festival – Programme 2022

We present the programme for the Far East Film Festival which will take place at the Teatro Nuovo and Visionario in Udine, Italy and online from April 22 – 30, 2022.

– Programme 2022 –

Competition Section

China
Hi, Mom by JIA Ling – China | 2021 – European Premiere
I Am What I Am by SUN Haipeng – China | 2021 – European Premiere
The Italian Recipe by HOU Zuxin – China, Italy, Germany | 2022- World Premiere
Manchurian Tiger by GENG Jun – China | 2022 – International Premiere – ONLINE ITALY ONLY
Nice View by WEN Muye – China | 2022 – International Premiere
Return to Dust by LI Ruijun – China | 2022 – Italian Premiere
Too Cool to Kill by XING Wenxiong – China | 2022 – International Festival Premiere – ONLINE ITALY ONLY

Hong Kong
Caught in Time by LAU Ho-leung – Hong Kong, China | 2021 – Italian Premiere – ONLINE ITALY ONLY
Far Far Away by Amos WHY – Hong Kong | 2021 – European Premiere
The First Girl I Loved by Candy NG, YEUNG Chiu-hoi – Hong Kong | 2021 – Italian Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE (EXCEPT ASIA)
Legendary in Action! By Justin CHEUNG, LI Ho – Hong Kong | 2022 – World Premiere
Schemes in Antiques by Derek KWOK – Hong Kong, China | 2021 – International Festival Premiere – ONLINE ITALY ONLY
Table for Six by Sunny CHAN – Hong Kong | 2022 – World Premiere
Tales from the Occult by Fruit CHAN, FUNG Chih-chiang, Wesley HOI – Hong Kong | 2022 – European Premiere
Twelve Days by Aubrey LAM – Hong Kong | 2021 – International Premiere

Japan
Just Remembering by MATSUI Daigo – Japan | 2021 – European Premiere
Love Nonetheless by JOJO Hideo – Japan | 2022 – International Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE
Missing by KATAYAMA Shinzo – Japan | 2021 – European Premiere
My Small Land by KAWAWADA Emma – Japan | 2022 – Italian Premiere
Noise by HIROKI Ryuichi – Japan | 2022 – International Festival Premiere – ONLINE EUROPE ONLY
One Day, You Will Reach the Sea by NAKAGAWA Ryutaro – Japan | 2022 – International Premiere – ONLINE ITALY ONLY
Popran by UEDA Shinichiro – Japan | 2022 – European Premiere – ONLINE ITALY ONLY [GALA]
What to Do with the Dead Kaiju? by MIKI Satoshi – Japan | 2022 -European Premiere

Malaysia
The Assistant by Adrian THE – Malaysia | 2022 – World Premiere
The Devil’s Deception by Kabir BHATIA – Malaysia | 2022 – World Premiere

Philippines
Leonor Will Never Die by Martika Ramirez ESCOBAR – Philippines | 2022 – Italian Premiere, – ONLINE ITALY ONLY [GALA]
Rabid by Erik MATTI – Philippines | 2021 – International Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE
Reroute by Lawrence A. FAJARDO – Philippines | 2022 – International Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE

South Korea
The Apartment with Two Women by KIM Se-in – South Korea | 2021 – Italian Premiere
Confession by YOON Jong-seok – South Korea | 2022- Italian Premiere
Hostage: Missing Celebrity by PIL Gam-sung – South Korea | 2021 – Italian Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE
The Killer by CHOI Jae-hoon – South Korea | 2022 – World Premiere
Kingmaker by BYUN Sung-hyun – South Korea | 2022 – European Premiere – ONLINE ITALY ONLY
Miracle: Letters to the President by LEE Jang-hoon – South Korea | 2021 – International Festival Premiere
Perhaps Love by CHO Eun-ji – South Korea | 2021 – International Festival Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE
Special Delivery by PARK Dae-min – South Korea | 2022 – Italian Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE
Thunderbird by LEE Jae-won – South Korea | 2022 – World Premiere
Tomb of the River by YOON Young-bin – South Korea | 2021 – International Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE [GALA]

Taiwan
Incantation by Kevin KO – Taiwan | 2022 – International Premiere
Mama Boy by Arvin CHEN – Taiwan | 2022 – World Premiere

Thailand
Cracked by Surapong PLOENSANG – Thailand | 2022 – International Festival Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE
One for the Road by Baz POONPIRIYA – Thailand | 2021 – European Premiere – ONLINE ITALY ONLY

Out of Competition
Sunshine of My Life by Judy CHU – Hong Kong | 2022 – World Premiere

Best of the Best
Escape from Mogadishu by RYOO Seung-wan – South Korea | 2021
INU-OH by YUASA Masaaki – Japan | 2021
On the Job: The Missing 8 by Erik MATTI – Philippines | 2021
Streetwise by NA Jiazuo – China | 2021
Terrorizers by HO Wi-ding – Taiwan | 2021
Yuni by Kamila ANDINI – Indonesia | 2021 – ONLINE ITALY ONLY
White Building by Kavich NEANG – Cambodia | 2021

Documentaries
Citizen K by Yves MONTMAYEUR – France | 2021 – Italian Festival Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE
Fanatic by OH Seyeon – South Korea | 2021 – International Premiere
Finding Bliss: Fire and Ice – The Directors’ Cut by Kim CHAN, Dee LAM – Hong Kong | 2022 – World Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE
Kim Jong-boon of Wangshimni by KIM Jin-yeoul – South Korea | 2021 – International Premiere – ONLINE EUROPE
Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist by Pascal-Alex VINCENT – France, Japan | 2021– ONLINE ITALY ONLY

Restored Classics
Audition by MIIKE Takashi – Japan | 1999/2022 – World Festival Premiere
Battle Royale Director’s Cut by FUKASAKU Kinji – Japan | 2000/2021, Italian Premiere
The Heroic Trio by Johnnie TO – Hong Kong | 1993/2022 – Italian Premiere
Executioners by Johnnie TO – Hong Kong | 1993/2022 – European Premiere
Initial D by Andrew LAU, Alan MAK – Hong Kong | 2005/2022 – World Premiere
The Swordsman of All Swordsmen by Joseph KUO – Taiwan | 1968/2022 – International Premiere
Pale Flower by SHINODA Masahiro – Japan | 1964/2022 – Italian Premiere

Special Screening
Sonatine by Takeshi KITANO – Japan | 1993

Odd Couples
The Crimson Kimono by Samuel FULLER – US | 1959
Bridge to the Sun by Étienne PÉRIER – France | 1961
Hiroshima Mon Amour by Alain RESNAIS – France | 1959
Year of the Dragon by Michael CIMINO – US | 1985

Visions of Manila in Philippines Movies
Manila by Night by Ishmael BERNAL – Philippines | 1980/ restored 2022 – World Premiere – ONLINE WORLWIDE [GALA]
Manila in the Claws of Light by Lino BROCKA – Philippines | 1975/ restored 2013
Metro Manila by Sean ELLIS – UK, Philippines | 2013 – ONLINE ITALY ONLY
Slingshot by Brillante MENDOZA – Philippines | 2007– ONLINE WORLWIDE
Neomanila by Mikhail RED – Philippines | 2017 – ONLINE WORLWIDE

Please remember that you can still buy your festival passes at https://www.mymovies.it/ondemand/24feff/

For more information please visit: https://www.fareastfilm.com/eng/

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