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Tokyo International Film Festival 2013: Film Lineup: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS

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Captain Phillips and the remainder of the film lineup for the 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival has been announced. The 26th annual Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is “the only Japanese film festival accredited by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF)…TIFF has grown to become one of the biggest film festivals in Asia. TIFF seeks out excellent films from around the world and brings them to Tokyo, where filmmakers and film fans can enjoy them, meet young filmmakers, and be inspired.

The full film lineup for the 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival:

Competition Section

Au revoir l’ été – Fukada Koji (Director) World Premier
Barber’s Tales – Jun Robles Lana World Premier
Bending the Rules – Behnam Behzadi World Premier
Blind Dates – Levan Koguashvili Asian Premier
Disregarded People – Sakaki Hideo World Premier
The Double – Richard Ayaode Asian Premier
Drinking Buddies – Joe Swanberg Asian Premier
The Empty Hours – Aaron Fernandez Asian Premier
Love is the Perfect Crime – Arnaud Larrieu and Jean-Marie Larrieu Asian Premier
Of Horses and Men – Benedikt Erlingsson Asian Premier
Red Family – Lee Ju-Huoung World Premier
Singing Women – Reha Erdem Asian Premier
Those Happy Years – Daniele Lucheti Asian Premier
To Live and Die in Ordos – Ning Ying World Premier
We Are the Best! – Lukas Moodysson Asian Premier

Special Screenings

Captain Phillips – Paul Greengrass
Blue Is the Warmest Color – Abdellatif Kertische
DokiDoki! Pretty Cure Memories for the Future – Ito Naoyuki
The Dust of Time – Theo Angelopoulos
Oh! Farther – Fujii Michihito
The Best Offer Giuseppe – Tornatore
Beyond the Memories – Shinjo Takehiko
Behind the Candelabra – Steven Soderbergh
Patema Inverted – Yoshiura Yasuhiro
Jinx!!! – Kumazawa Naoto
It All Began When I Met You – Motoki Katsuhide
The Sessions – Ben Lewin
Parkland – Peter Landesman
Bilocation – Asato Mari
Ties – Uchikata Akira
A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story – Asahara Yuzo
The Bling Ring – Sofia Coppola
Bayonetta – Bloody Fate Fuminori Kizaki
Makkhi – S. S. Rajamouli
The Family – Luc Besson
The Railway Man – Jonathan Teplitzky
The Kiyosu Conference – Mitani Koki

Asian Future

Nobody’s Home – Deniz Akcay
PAAT – Amir Toodehroosta
A Prayer For Rain – Ravi Kumar
Rekorder – Mikhail Red
Tinker Ticker – Juno Mak
Stray Dogs – Kim Jung-hoon
The Tale of Iya – Tsuta Tetsuichiro
Today and Tomorrow – Yang Huilong

Japanese Cinema Splash

And the Mud Ship Sails Away – Watanabe Hirofumi
A Band Rabbit and a Boy – Suzuki Takuji
Death & Tanya – Shiode Taishi
Forma – Sakamoto Ayumi
How Selfish I Am! – Matsui Daigo
Walking with a Friend (*tentative title) – Ogata Akira
There’s Nothing to Be Afraid – Saito Hisashi
Sad Tea – Imaizumi Rikiya

World Focus

Borgman – Alex van Warmerdam
Heli – Amal Escalante
Jin – Reha Erdem
Jodorowsky’s Dune – Frank Pavich
Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy – Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
Norte, The End of History – Lav Diaz
One of a Kind – Francis Dupeyron
Paradise : Love – Ulrich Seidl
Paradise : Faith – Ulrich Seidl
Paradise : Hope – Ulrich Seidl
So Young – Vicki Zhao
A Street in Palermo – Emma Dante
Tom at the Farm – Xavier Dolan
Unbeatable – Dante Lam
What They Don’t Talk About When They Talk About Love – Mouly Surya
27?C- Loaf Rocks – Lin Cheng-sheng
Zone Pro Site: The Moveable Feast – Chen Yu-hsun
Soul – Chung Mong-hong
Takao Dancer – Ho Wen-shing / Hwang Ou-chul
Together – Hsu Chao-jen
The Sandwich Man – Ho Hsiao-hsien / Wan Jen / Tseng Chuang-hsiang

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