‘Happy Old Year’ Wins Osaka Asian Film Festival
“Pleased Outdated Yr,” directed by Thailand’s Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, was named because the winner of the Grand Prix greatest image award on the Osaka Asian Movie Pageant, which concluded its virus-impacted 15th version on the weekend.
Whereas many festivals all over the world have been postponed or cancelled as a result of results of the coronavirus pandemic, the OAFF pressed on, albeit with restrictions.
“To battle towards an invisible enemy, and to reduce the potential of tragedy, we determined to cancel all filmmaker-in-person occasions in order to scale back the possibility of doable coronavirus an infection. Upon asking filmmakers’ understanding, we’ve determined to give attention to our elementary function: screening movies which present the numerous different issues that are taking place round us,” the pageant’s chairman , Kamikura Tsuneyuki stated in his opening tackle. “Upon asking filmmakers’ understanding, we’ve determined to give attention to our elementary function: screening movies which present the numerous different issues that are taking place round us.”
The OAFF went forward with the screening of 58 movies, over 10 days from March 6-15, 2020 and concluded with a prize ceremony and the world premiere screening of omnibus movie “Kamata Prelude”, directed by Nakagawa Ryutaro, Akimaya Mayu, Yasukawa Yuka and Watanabe Hirobumi.
Different winners introduced on Sunday included Korean director Park Solar-joo ( “Means Again Dwelling”); Japan’s Mase Hidemasa named as greatest actor for his position in “Kontora”; the ABC TV Award for The Philippines’ “Write about Love,” directed by Crisanto Aquino; the Yakushi Pearl Award for actor Leon Dai in Taiwanese homosexual drama “Your Identify Engraved Herein”; the Japan Cuts Award, which went to “The Murders of Oiso” directed by Misawa Takuya; and the Viewers Award, which went to Hong Kong director Derek Tsang’s Chinese language hit movie “Higher Days.”
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