Far East Film Festival 2024, il calendario giorno per giorno

L’attesa è finita: la 26esima edizione del Far East Film Festival prende il via mercoledì 24 aprile e fino al 2 maggio terrà compagnia a cittadini e ospiti di Udine con un’immersione nel mondo dell’Estremo Oriente. Dalla Cina al Giappone, dalla Corea a Hong Kong, un’ottantina di titoli più eventi e masterclass animano il ricco programma del festival diretto da Sabrina Baracetti e Thomas Bertacche. Ecco il calendario giorno per giorno.

MER 24 APRILE
17:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Nowhere to Hide
LEE Myung-se, 1999/4K restoration 2018 – South Korea
noir, Italian Premiere (ingresso gratuito)

19:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

YOLO: You Only Live Once
JIA Ling, 2024 – China
boxing-redemption-melodrama with laughs, International Festival Premiere

21:50 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Citizen of a Kind
PARK Young-ju, 2024 – South Korea
ordinary woman busting crime organization, International Festival Premiere

GIO 25 APRILE
9:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Smugglers
RYOO Seung-wan, 2023 – South Korea
underwater action epic with women smugglers, Italian Premiere

11:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

In Broad Daylight
Lawrence KAN, 2023 – Hong Kong
social drama journalism thriller, Italian Premiere

11:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS Korean blockbusters
KIM Sung-soo, JUNG Woo-sung, KIM Won-kuk

14:00 VISIONARIO

White Slavery
Lino BROCKA, 1985 – The Philippines
drama, International Premiere

14:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Dust to Dust
Jonathan LI, 2023 – Hong Kong
gripping crime thriller, International Festival Premiere

15:40 VISIONARIO

Moving
SOMAI Shinji, 1993 – Japan
youth drama

16:35 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Trouble Girl
CHIN Chia-hua, 2023 – Taiwan
beware of the unstoppable girl, European Premiere

18:00 VISIONARIO

Typhoon Club
SOMAI Shinji, 1985 – Japan
teenage youth drama, Italian Premiere

19:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Time Still Turns the Pages
Nick CHEUK, 2023 – Hong Kong
a legacy of pain, European Premiere

21:25 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Ransomed
KIM Seong-hun, 2023 – South Korea
another mission impossible: buddy action film, Italian Premiere

VEN 26 APRILE
9:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Moscow Mission
Herman YAU, 2023 – China
manhunt on the trans-Siberian train, European Festival Premiere

11:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

13 Bombs
Angga DWIMAS SASONGKO, 2023 – Indonesia
Jakarta under the siege of terror, Italian Premiere

11:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Hong Kong Making Waves
Nick CHEUK, Rachel LEUNG, LO Chun Yip, Jonathan LI, Lawrence KAN

14:00 VISIONARIO

Their Last Love Affair
LEE Myung-se, 1996 – South Korea
drama, World Premiere

15:45 VISIONARIO

FEFF TALKS
LEE Myung-se
Masterclass

14:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Voice
MISHIMA Yukiko, 2024 – Japan
a quiet drama about how to overcome pain, International Premiere

16:40 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

The Lyricist Wannabe
Norris WONG, 2023 – Hong Kong
young dreamer diary with Cantopop, European Premiere

17:10 VISIONARIO

Kuldesak
Mira LESMANA, Nan T. ACHNAS, Riri RIZA, Rizal MANTOVANI, 1998 – Indonesia
drama, Italian Premiere

19:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

12.12: The Day
Kim Sung-soo, 2023 – South Korea
suspenseful chronicle of the coup d’etat, International Festival Premiere

19:15 VISIONARIO

Dislocation
HUANG Jianxin, 1986 – China
experimental sci-f, European Premiere

21:50 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Rob N Roll
Albert MAK, 2024 – Hong Kong
robbers’ robbed robbers action comedy, European Premiere

23:40 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Death Whisperer
Taweewat WANTHA, 2023 – Thailand
there is a ghost in the family, European Premiere

SAB 27 APRILE
9:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Trending Topic
XIN Yukun, 2023 – China
social media crusader against abuses, International Festival Premiere

10:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
South Korean Cinema
KIM Seong-hun, PARK Young-ju, KIM Tae-yang, PARK Bong-jun

11:10 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Motion Picture: Choke
NAGAO Gen, 2023 – Japan
silent dystopian parable, International Premiere

11:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Hong Kong and Japan
Norris WONG, CHUNG Suet-ying, MISHIMA Yukiko, YAMASAKI Shimpei, FUJITA Naoya

12:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Hong Kong Blockbusters
Felix CHONG

14:00 VISIONARIO

Third World Hero
Mike DE LEON, 1999 – The Philippines
an iconoclastic search for a national hero, Italian Premiere

14:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

A Normal Family
HUR Jin-ho, 2023 – South Korea
evil does exist, Italian Premiere

15:45 VISIONARIO

Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t
SUO Masayuki, 1992 – Japan
comedy, International Premiere

16:40 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

The Goldfinger
Felix CHONG, 2023 – Hong Kong
luscious and corrupted life, European Premiere

17:40 VISIONARIO

Shall We Dance?
SUO Masayuk, 1996 – Japan
musical dramedy, International Premiere

19:10 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

18×2 Beyond Youthful Days
FUJII Michihito, 2024 – Taiwan
innocent love story in the countryside, European Premiere

20:10 VISIONARIO

Letter to an Angel
Garin NUGROHO, 1994 – Indonesia
drama, European Premiere

21:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

The Roundup: Punishment
HEO Myeong-haeng, 2024 – South Korea
the sound of punches, Italian Premiere

23:40 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

The Train of Death
Rizal MANTOVAN, 2024 – Indonesia
horror train with enraged demons, International Premiere

DOM 28 APRILE
8:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Wonder Family
SONG Yang, 2023 – China
crazy family with superpowers, International Premiere

10:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Indonesian Cinema
Rizal MANTOVANI

10:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Confetti
FUJITA Naoya, 2024 – Japan
coming of age on the stage, International Premiere

11:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Japanese New Cinema
NAGAO Gen, WADA Misa

12:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Asian Box Office
Patrick Frater, Liz Shackleton

14:00 VISIONARIO

Three Seasons
Tony BUI, 1999 – Vietnam
drama, European Premiere

14:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Mimang
KIM Tae-yang, 2023 – South Korea
walking on the streets of Seoul, Italian Premiere

16:05 VISIONARIO

Enter the Clones of Bruce
David GREGORY, 2023 – USA
documentaries

16:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

The Midsummer’s Voice
ZHANG Yudi, 2023 – China
pop & Peking opera coming-of-age, European Premiere

19:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Gift, – Japan
Concerto – ISHIBASHI Eiko


20:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

The Movie Emperor
NING Hao, 2023 – China
witty and brilliant satire of films, Italian Premiere

LUN 29 APRILE
9:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

missing
YOSHIDA Keisuke, 2024 – Japan
psychological drama about a kidnapping, International Premiere

11:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
South Korean Cinema
HUR Jin-ho, KIM Won-kuk

11:05 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Alienoid
CHOI Dong-hoon, 2022 – South Korea
aliens are amongst us

11:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Indonesian Cinema
Riri RIZA, Mira LESMANA

14:00
VISIONARIO

Beautiful Duckling
LEE Hsing, 1964 – Taiwan
drama, World Premiere

14:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Alienoid: Return to the Future
CHOI Dong-hoon, 2024 – South Korea
hidden aliens and time-travel part two, Italian Premiere

16:05 VISIONARIO

My Native Land
LEE Hsing, 1979 – Taiwan
biopic, World Premiere

16:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Takano Tofu
MIHARA Mitsuhiro, 2023 – Japan
my tofu is better than yours, European Premiere

18:20 VISIONARIO

Tjoet Nja’ Dhien
Eros DJAROT, 1988 – Indonesia
epic anti colonialist drama, International Premiere

19:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Old Fox
HSIAO Ya-chuan, 2023 – Taiwan
The Prince and the Pauper in Taipei, European Premiere

21:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Exhuma
JANG Jae-hyun, 2024 – South Korea
don’t mess with that grave!, Italian Premiere

MAR 30 APRILE
9:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Tales of Taipei
Omnibus, 2023 – Taiwan
an ode to the city from 9 directors, International Premiere

11:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Japanese Cinema
MIHARA Mitsuhiro, TODA Akihiro, MITO Taishi

11:05 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Rookie
Samantha LEE, 2023 – The Philippines
coming of age between sport and love, International Festival Premiere

11:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
South Korean Fantastic Cinema
CHOI Dong-hoon, AHN Soo-hyun, JANG Jae-hyun, KIM Young-min, YEON Je-gwang, JEONG Su-kyo, LEE Ju-seung

14:00 VISIONARIO

Nakdong River
JEON Chang-keun, 1952 – South Korea
semi documentary, European Premiere

14:00 VISIONARIO

The Widow
PARK Nam-ok, 1955 – South Korea
post war drama, European Premiere

14:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

The Yin Yang Master 0
SATO Shimako, 2024 – Japan
wizard VS demons period fantasy, European Premiere

16:20 VISIONARIO

Piagol
LEE Kang-cheon , 1955 – South Korea
political war drama, Italian Premiere

16:35 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Fly Me to the Moon
Sasha CHUK, 2023 – Hong Kong
immigrant in HK family saga, European Premiere

18:20 VISIONARIO

Chiu Fusheng
LIU Yi, 2024 – Hong Kong & Taiwan
documentaries

19:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

(Ab)normal Desire
KISHI Yoshiyuki, 2023 – Japan
ode to unorthodox sexual behavior, European Premiere

20:10 VISIONARIO

The Contestant
Clair TITLEY, 2023 – UK
documentaries

21:40 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Peg O’ My Heart
Nick CHEUNG, 2024 – Hong Kong
horror lurks in the dreams, World Premiere

23:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

The Guest
YEON Je-gwang, 2023 – South Korea
murder under the eye of CCTV, International Premiere

MER 1 MAGGIO
8:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Raid on the Lethal Zone
Herman YAU, 2023 – China
big flood action thriller, International Festival Premiere

10:00 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Taiwanese Cinema
HSIAO Ya-chuan, Amy MA, Bowie TSANG

10:25 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Gold Boy
KANEKO Shusuke, 2023 – Japan
Hitchcock-style obsession with perfect crime, European Premiere

10:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Japanese Cinema
KISHI Yoshiyuki, SHIRAISHI Kazuya

11:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
Hong Kong Cinema
Nick CHEUNG, Sasha CHUK, Herman YAU

12:45 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

When This Is All Over
Kevin MAYUGA, 2023 – The Philippines
super cool lockdown comedy, International Premiere

14:00 VISIONARIO

Madame Freedom
HAN Hyeong-mo, 1956 – South Korea
daring drama, European Premiere

14:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Under the Light
ZHANG Yimou, 2023 – China
grand master political thriller, International Premiere

16:20 VISIONARIO

The Wedding Day
LEE Byeong-il, 1956 – South Korea
comedy, Italian Premiere

16:50 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Becky and Badette
Jun Robles LANA, 2023 – The Philippines
queer comedy about fakes, European Premiere

17:55 VISIONARIO

Rosy Life
KIM Hong-jun, 1994 – South Korea
drama, International Premiere

19:15 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Bushido
SHIRAISHI Kazuya, 2024 – Japan
revenge and honour period drama, World Premiere

19:45 VISIONARIO

The Woman of Wrath
TSENG Chuang-hsiang, 1984 – Taiwan
drama, World Premiere

21:40 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Ali Topan
Sidharta TATA, 2023 – Indonesia
modern-lovers-on-the-run punkist story, Italian Premiere

GIO 2 MAGGIO
9:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Raise the Red Lantern
ZHANG Yimou, 1991 – China
period drama, World Premiere

10:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
The Philippines
Jun LANA, Eugene DOMINGO, Samantha LEE, Kevin MAYUGA

11:35 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

FEFF TALKS
ZHANG Yimou
Masterclass

14:00 VISIONARIO

Money
KIM So-dong, 1958 – South Korea
poverty drama, World Premiere

14:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Reversi
Adrian TEH, 2024 – Malaysia
sentimental time travel story, World Premiere

16:20 VISIONARIO

The Flower in Hell
SHIN Sang-ok, 1958 – South Korea
post-war drama, European Premiere

16:55 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Ichiko
TODA Akihiro, 2023 – Japan
who was that woman really?, Italian Premiere

19:30 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

To Live
ZHANG Yimou, 1994 – China
drama

22:10 TEATRO NUOVO GIOVANNI DA UDINE

Customs Frontline
Herman YAU, 2024 – Hong Kong
action&adrenaline, World Premiere