Mon, June 22, 2009

12th Shanghai International Film Festival

Danish-Swedish drama best film at Shanghai

The Danish-Swedish drama "Original" won best picture at the 12th Shanghai International Film Festival Sunday, with its male lead Sverrir Gudnason named best actor for playing the soul-searching son of a mentally ill mother. Full story

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Shanghai International Film Festival, originated in 1993, is hosted by the State Administration of Radio, Film & Television and Shanghai Municipal Government.

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Stars shine at the 12th Shanghai Film Festival

2009-06-22 08:12:30 GMT SINA.com Multi-Grammy winning U.S. musician Quincy Jones gestures on the red carpet prior to the closing ceremony of the 12th Shanghai International Film Festival at Shanghai Grand Theater Sunday June 21, 2009 in Shanghai China.

"Original" wins top prize at Shanghai Film Festival

2009-06-22 03:09:59 GMT BEIJING, June 22 -- Top award at the 12th Shanghai International Film Festival went to "Original," a Danish-Swedish co-production and a feature debut for its young directors.

Danish-Swedish drama best film at Shanghai

2009-06-22 02:11:25 GMT SINA.com SHANGHAI – The Danish-Swedish drama "Original" won best picture at the 12th Shanghai International Film Festival Sunday, with its male lead Sverrir Gudnason named best actor for playing the soul-searching son of a mentally ill mother.

Chinese films vying for Jin Jue Award

2009-06-17 03:45:47 GMT SINA.com The 12th Shanghai International Film Festival opened over the weekend. Two Chinese films are in the running for the coveted Jin Jue Award, the best film award at the event.

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Ewan McGregor interview at Shanghai Film Festival

2009-06-22 07:33:59 GMT SINA.com

Shanghai Film Festival jury on red carpet

2009-06-22 07:20:20 GMT SINA.com Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle was jury president of the Shanghai film festival.

Jang Seo Hee as guest jury

2009-06-17 08:30:15 GMT SINA.com

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China's largest film festival becomes ambassador for international cinema

2009-06-17 04:00:40 GMT SINA.com There's a reason why locals who attend the Shanghai International Film Festival are so enthusiastic.

Co-productions the way to go

2009-06-17 03:12:41 GMT SINA.com Co-productions represent the road forward for the Chinese movie industry, filmmakers were told Tuesday, but there were different opinions over how far Chinese filmmakers should go.

Shanghai Film Festival: humorous summer awaits cinemagoers

2009-06-16 09:40:29 GMT SINA.com Comedy, the most intrinsic element of all box office hits across the entertainment world, is going to show up big time in film theaters of China this summer. Zhang Ziyi's debut production effort Sophie's Revenge and another comic flick Tracing Shadow by Francis Ng, are slated for release on August 14 and July 30 respectively. This was revealed by the stars during the Shanghai Film Festival.