You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Greater China To Dominate 50th Golden Horse Festival

Tributes paid to Asghar Farhadi, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Abdellatif Kechiche

BUSAN – Ryan Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station,” Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur” and Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “Wadjda” from Saudi Arabia are among the overseas titles that pepper the line-up of Taiwan’s Golden Horse Festival (Nov. 8-28, 2013).

The bulk of the selections are from Asia and the Greater China region, with the Chinese language component beefed up by its ‘Encounters with the Masters’ series dedicated to big name directors including Johnny To, Ang Lee, Jia Zhangke and Peter Chan.

The festival line-up includes a full selection of all the films selected for the Chinese-language Golden Horse Awards, and ‘Global Chinese Vision’ an offbeat section including “SDU: Sex Duties Unit” and Malaysian comedy “Kara King” by director Namewee.

The festival also pays elaborate tribute to Asghar Farhadi, Alejandro Jodorowsky, and Abdellatif Kechiche, including a screening of his Palme d’Or winning “Blue is the Warmest Color.”

From elsewhere in Asia are titles including: recent Busan opener “Vara: A Blessing”, Indian comedy drama “English Vinglish” (pictured,) and South Korean thriller “New World.”

More Film

  • Daniela Vega A Fantastic Woman

    ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Star Daniela Vega Creates History

    BUSAN – Ryan Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station,” Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur” and Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “Wadjda” from Saudi Arabia are among the overseas titles that pepper the line-up of Taiwan’s Golden Horse Festival (Nov. 8-28, 2013). The bulk of the selections are from Asia and the Greater China region, with the Chinese language component beefed up […]

  • Yara Shahidi

    Yara Shahidi in Negotiations to Star in 'The Sun Is Also a Star' Movie Adaptation

    BUSAN – Ryan Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station,” Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur” and Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “Wadjda” from Saudi Arabia are among the overseas titles that pepper the line-up of Taiwan’s Golden Horse Festival (Nov. 8-28, 2013). The bulk of the selections are from Asia and the Greater China region, with the Chinese language component beefed up […]

  • Joss Whedon Exits Batgirl Film

    Joss Whedon Exits as 'Batgirl' Movie Director

    BUSAN – Ryan Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station,” Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur” and Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “Wadjda” from Saudi Arabia are among the overseas titles that pepper the line-up of Taiwan’s Golden Horse Festival (Nov. 8-28, 2013). The bulk of the selections are from Asia and the Greater China region, with the Chinese language component beefed up […]

  • 'Loving Vincent' Used Real Performances ‘Re-Imagined’

    'Loving Vincent' Uses Real-Life Performers to Animate Canvas

    BUSAN – Ryan Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station,” Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur” and Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “Wadjda” from Saudi Arabia are among the overseas titles that pepper the line-up of Taiwan’s Golden Horse Festival (Nov. 8-28, 2013). The bulk of the selections are from Asia and the Greater China region, with the Chinese language component beefed up […]

  • New Directors New Films

    Sundance Award Winners Lead 2018 New Directors/New Films

    BUSAN – Ryan Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station,” Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur” and Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “Wadjda” from Saudi Arabia are among the overseas titles that pepper the line-up of Taiwan’s Golden Horse Festival (Nov. 8-28, 2013). The bulk of the selections are from Asia and the Greater China region, with the Chinese language component beefed up […]

  • Brendan FraserA&E Network Upfront, New York,

    Brendan Fraser Says HFPA Ex-President Sexually Assaulted Him

    BUSAN – Ryan Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station,” Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur” and Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “Wadjda” from Saudi Arabia are among the overseas titles that pepper the line-up of Taiwan’s Golden Horse Festival (Nov. 8-28, 2013). The bulk of the selections are from Asia and the Greater China region, with the Chinese language component beefed up […]

  • Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHERCinematographer Rachel Morrison

    ‘Mudbound’s’ Morrison Uses Still Photography Skills

    BUSAN – Ryan Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station,” Roman Polanski’s “Venus in Fur” and Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “Wadjda” from Saudi Arabia are among the overseas titles that pepper the line-up of Taiwan’s Golden Horse Festival (Nov. 8-28, 2013). The bulk of the selections are from Asia and the Greater China region, with the Chinese language component beefed up […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content