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"Norwegian Wood" to hit mainland screens

06-01-2011 15:43 BJT

BEIJING, June 1 (Xinhuanet) -- Chinese mainland moviegoers will be able to watch "Norwegian Wood", the award-winning film adaptation of Haruki Murakami's novel of the same name, in the near future.

The Japanese film is the creation of Vietnam-born French director Tran Anh Hung. It has passed a review by China's film bureau, and is ready for release at local cinemas, reports.

A special screening, attended by director Tran, is scheduled during the June 11-19 Shanghai International Film Festival. Tran will serve as a member of the festival's main competition jury.

The 1960s-era drama about love and life won best cinematography at this year's Asian Film Awards. It was nominated for Golden Lion at last year's Venice Film Festival.


Editor:Yang Jie |Source: CRI

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