Moviemov Roma. Asian New Wave - Opening gala
After the big success of the past edition in Bangkok and waiting for the Manila edition we will present in Rome a selection of Thailand and Philippinos movies: three days of screenings and meetings with special guests, the directors BANJONG PISANTOANAKUN and PAWEEN PURIJITPANYA.
Two festival fille rouge: the Thailand horror cinema and the philippinos auteur films; in addition the Italian premiere of Banjong's PEE-MAK, the highest grossing Thai film and one of Asia's highest grossing films of all time that have earned more than 1 billion baht ($33 million) in revenue worldwide (mostly in Asia: Indonesia, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Cambodia, Australia, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Taiwan, Singapore, Philippines, China, South Korea).
During the Opening night the festival will present in collaboration with the Philippine Embassy in Italy, the premiere of BOUNDARY by BENITO BAUTISTA.
Before the official screening Walter Veltroni will assign the Moviemov Award to director GIUSEPPE TORNATORE for his THE BEST OFFER who won the audience award during the Moviemov edition in Bangkok.
Admission via steps in via Mialno 9a
The viewing of the film is recommended for an adult audience