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Taipei, Kaohsiung to host Revenge Film Festival

Taipei, Kaohsiung to host Revenge Film Festival

Taipei, Dec. 29 (CNA) Taipei and Kaohsiung will jointly host the 2014 Revenge Film Festival set to begin Jan. 3, showcasing a series of films that discuss the topic of revenge. The festival will screen the Japanese detective films "Phone Call to the Bar" and "The Detective Is in the Bar," as well as South Korean crime drama "New World" and thriller "Montage." "Phone Call to the Bar," directed by Hajime Hashimoto, garnered seven nominations at the 2012 Japan Academy Prize. Meanwhile, "New World," directed by Park Hoon-jung, has received praise from Film Business Asia as the "best played and most gripping Korean gangster movie since Yu Ha's A Dirty Carnival." The festival will run until Jan. 16 at the Hsin Hsin Showtime Cinemas in Taipei, the Banqiao Showtime Cinemas in New Taipei and the Kaohsiung Film Archive. (By Christie Chen)


Updated : 2021-08-03 18:37 GMT+08:00