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Opening Film

2046
  • WONG Kar Wei
  • Hong Kong
  • 2004
  • 120min

Chow Mo Wan, once imnpossibly in love with Li-chun in In the Mood for Love, still has a lot to talk about and still has endless dream. This time, there are more women: Bai Ling who...

World Premiere

Closing Film

The Scarlet Letter
  • Byun Hyuk
  • Korea
  • 2004
  • 115min

Ki-hoon, a graduate from Police Academy, is an elite homicide detective. He′s married to Soo-hyun and he s naving an affair with Soo-hyun′s friend, Ga-hee. A photo studio owner is ...

World Premiere

A Window on Asian Cinema

20 : 30 : 40
  • Sylvia CHANG
  • Taiwan,China,Hong Kong
  • 2004
  • 112min

Evident from its title, 20:30:40 talks about the love and lives of women in their 20s, 30s and 40s. The film follows one woman from each generation as she must make important decis...

International Premiere

A Window on Asian Cinema

69 Sixty Nine
  • LEE Sang-il
  • Japan
  • 2004
  • 114min

69 Sixty Nine, Lee Sang-il′s third feature following Blue Chong and Border Lines is based on the novel by Ryu Murakami. The film′s opening sequence, filled with 60s′ rock music and...

World Premiere

A Window on Asian Cinema

American Daylight
  • Roger CHRISTIAN
  • India
  • 2004
  • 98min

Under the name of globalization, all banking and insurance-related business enquiries from the United States and Europe are answered from toll-free numbers, with operators provided...

World Premiere

A Window on Asian Cinema

Baober in Love
  • Li Shaohong
  • China
  • 2004
  • 100min

Baober in Love is filled with neurotic symptoms. Characters, camera, settings and the story itself are beyond the norm. The film continuously wanders from the excessive running-and...

World Premiere

A Window on Asian Cinema

Baytong
  • Nonzee NIMIBUTR
  • Thailand
  • 2004
  • 103min

Baytong is the fifth film of Nonzee Nimibutr who stands at the center of the Thai film industry. In the director′s words, Baytong is a "fish out of water tale." It is the story of ...

World Premiere

A Window on Asian Cinema

Bear Hug
  • Wang Shaudi
  • Taiwan
  • 2004
  • 98min

16-year-old Ipen sends money to her family from her job of babysitting 9-year-old Dajun, who has a huge hole in the heart caused by his parents divorce. While Dajun hates seeing th...

World Premiere

A Window on Asian Cinema

The Beautiful Washing Machine
  • James LEE
  • Malaysia
  • 2004
  • 113min

It may not be quite like the Genie in the Magic Lamp, but Theo in The Beautiful Washing Machine does strike some luck. His just-purchased used washing machine does at least one tri...

World Premiere

A Window on Asian Cinema

Black Friday
  • Anurag KASHYAP
  • India
  • 2004
  • 161min

Black Friday is based on the terrible terror attacks on Bombay in 1999 - dubbed the Indian 9/11. The tragic religious fight between Muslims and Hindus left 300 dead and 800 wounded...