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Monday, April 20, 2015

RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS 破裂するドリアンの河の記憶 @ Malaysian Film Week マレーシア映画ウィーク

Yesterday (19th April) was the last screening of RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS at the Malaysian Film Week, held in Roppongi. Thanks for organizing the screenings, Malaysia Film Week. And thanks to Ando-sensei for doing the Q and A session after the screening.

RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS is screening at Roppongi Cinemart シネマート六本木 as part of the Malaysia Film Week! Screening...
Posted by River of Exploding Durians 榴莲忘返 on Monday, April 13, 2015

Posted by マレーシア映画ウィーク Malaysian Film Week on Saturday, April 18, 2015

【上映作品紹介】破裂するドリアンの河の記憶 River of Exploding Durians東京国際映画祭「アジアの風」で一世を風靡したマレーシア・ニューウェーブの監督たちですが、意外な事にコンペティション部門のノミネートは未踏で...
Posted by マレーシア映画ウィーク Malaysian Film Week on Saturday, March 28, 2015

【上映作品紹介】破裂するドリアンの河の記憶/River of Exploding Durians 監督:エドモンド・ヨウ港町に暮らす高校生たち。肉まんを買い食いしたり、海辺で散歩したりと、初々しいデートを重ねるミンとメイ・アン。一方、地...
Posted by マレーシア映画ウィーク Malaysian Film Week on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Malaysian Film Week is a mini-film festival that was screening numerous Malaysian films in Roppongi Cinemart.

This festival had some mini-focuses on the late Yasmin Ahmad, the works of James Lee (his award-winning CALL IF YOU NEED ME and the two editions of 3 DOORS OF HORROR he produced, which include a segment that I directed, FLOATING SUN) and a few of Pete Teo's stuff that he produced (the ever popular 15 Malaysia film omnibus), two shorts produced by actress Sharifah Amani etc.

Woo Ming Jin's THE SECOND LIFE OF THIEVES (which I produced and co-wrote) also made its Japan premiere here.

Feedback after the three screenings had been overwhelming. Thanks to everyone who took their time to tweet their thoughts on the film. ありがとうございます!

I tried replying to some of the tweets, to various comedic effect.

On replying whether it was a homage to Edward Yang's THE TERRORIZERS (it is, I went through the film, along with some of Hou Hsiao-Hsien's films, while preparing to shoot Durians):


On the similarities to Hou Hsiao-Hsien's DUST IN THE WIND and Edward Yang's THE TERRORIZERS.

Next stops for Durians in April?

Singapore Chinese Film Festival.

Kiat's recommendation to Singapore Chinese Film Festival 新加坡华语电影节River of Exploding Durians 榴莲忘返 25 Apr, Sat, 1.30pm,...
Posted by Chew Keng Kiat on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Los Angeles Asia Pacific Film Festival.

RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS, part of our International showcase, screens on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 7pm at the...
Posted by The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on Sunday, April 19, 2015