Japanese auteur is now considered a box office draw.
‘Like Father Like Son’
Japanese film "Like Father Like Son" was named as the best film at the Asia Pacific Film Festival awards ceremony in Macau.
Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad's "Omar" topped the nominations list for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, with nods in three categories.
A decade ago, foreign films released in Japan grabbed a 67% market share ($1.4 billion gross), but that percentage fell to 34.3% ($689 million) in 2012 -- the fifth straight year foreign films failed…
Benny Chan's action thriller "The White Storm" will have its world premiere as the opening film of the upcoming Hong Kong Asia Film Festival (Oct. 25 - Nov. 19).