free entrance - viewing recommended for an adult audience
The event is part of the Moviemov, an itinerant showcase born three years ago that aims to build a platform for the cultural and commercial promotion of the new Italian cinema abroad, especially for the booming Asian market so rich of new op-portunities.
An appointment for promoting times and places for cultural exchanges that will build a launch pad for Italian films in the Asian territory and for Asian films in Europe
For this reason the Moviemov in Rome 2nd edition will present 3 days of Asian films, celebrities and encounters with the audience, dedicated to the Countries that held the Italian Film Festival: Thailand and Philippines.
Ambasciata Thailandese Italiana
Ambasciata Filippina Italiana
Camera di Commercio Roma
Ente del Turismo Tailandese
Azienda Speciale Palaexpo
Organized by: AC Playtown Roma
Palazzo delle Esposizioni - Sala Cinema
Admission via steps in via Milano 9a
FREE ENTRANCE WHILE SEATS LAST
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 [...]
Boundary - Cinema
by Benito Bautista. Philippines, 2013, 100', o. v. it. sub.
Director Benito Bautista (The Gift of Barong, HARANA) refashions true stories of Manila's taxi cab drivers into an ominous, unpredictable ride from the dark streets of Manila to the isolated hills of Antipolo.
It's only a few days before Christmas in Manila and struggling cab driver LIMUEL needs to reach his boundar [...]
Shutter - Cinema
by Banjong Pisantoanakun, Parkpoom Wongpoom. Thailand, 2004, 97', it. v.
Late one night on a country road, Tun and Jane accidentally run down a mysterious pedestrian. Fleeing the scene, they return to their lives in Bangkok but soon discover that life has returned to anything but normal. Nightmares haunt Jane's dreams while Tun, a photographer, notices odd spectral figures that [...]
Body - Cinema
by Paween Purijitpanya. Thailand, 2007, 120', it. v. - at the presence of the director
A human being contains 5 liters of blood, 6 pounds of skin, 206 bones, 600 muscles, and 35 million glands. It takes a human body more than 25 years of life to grow such things.
But one man actually believes he can rid himself of every single piece of human flesh by just using straight sci [...]
Pee-Mak - Cinema
by Banjong Pisanthanakun. Thailand, 2013, 115', o. v. it. sub. - at the presence of the director
During the beginning of the Rattanakosin Dynasty, many Thai men were drafted to serve in the war. "Pee Mak" or "Mak" (Mario Maurer) was no exception and had to leave his pregnant wife to join the fight. While at war, he met, saved, and formed a close bond with four fellow soldiers: "T [...]
Kamusta Kaio, Dr. Jose Rizal? / Nuwebe - Cinema
KAMUSTA KAYO, DR. JOSE RIZAL?
by Jason Zavaleta. Philippines-USA, 2012, 17', o. v. it. sub.
The magnificent poem " Last Farewell " written by the Filippino hero Dr. Jose` Rizal was first time in the cinema history the main subject of a short film, media beloved by the new generations.
it's beauty, and everything that it provided for Rizal, as well as hi [...]
Phobia - Cinema
by Banjong Pisanthanakun, Paween Purikitpanya, Yongyoot Thongkongtoon, Parkpoom Wongpoom. Thailand, 2008, 111', it. v.
PHOBIA is a portmanteau horror flick consisting of 4 horror stories directed by 4 of Thailand's most talented directors. The first, directed by Yongyoot Thongkongtoon is titled "Happiness" but don't let the title of the movie mislead you. "Tit For Tat" directed [...]
Phobia 2 - Cinema
by Paween Purijitpanya, Songyos Sugmakanan, Visute Poolvoralaks, Parkpoom Wongpoom, Banjong Pisanthanakun. Thailand, 2009, 120', o. v. it. sub.
The screaming experience from 2008 is about to return again with a portmanteau horror film by the most talented film directors - Banjong Pisanthanakun (Shutter, Alone, 4BIA - In the Middle), Paween Purijitpanya (Body, 4BIA- Tit for Tat), [...]