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TOKYO FILMeX Competition
TOKYO FILMeX 2004  Competition results
The jury of the TOKYO FILMeX 2004 competition awards the Grand Prize to:
Details Tropical Malady
Directed by : Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL
(Thailand,Francfe,Germany,Italy / 2004 / 118min. / 35mm / Color)

The winning film's director will receive 1,000,000 yen.

For its innovative structure, the mystery of its bold visual poetry, and the fact that it impacts the strong sense of a film master in the making.
The Special Jury Prize
Details Turtles Can Fly
Directed by : Bahman Ghobadi
(Iran,Iraq / 2004 / 97min. / 35mm / Color)

The winning films director will receive 500,000 yen.This prize was made possible with the support of Kodak Japan Ltd.

A Powerful and urgent vision of war and its effects on the people caught in its midst, especially its most helpless victims: children.

TOKYO FILMeX Competition 2004 jury members:
Donald RICHIE (USA / film critic, filmmaker ) *chairperson of the jury
HANEDA Sumiko (Japan / film director)
MOON So-ri (Korea / actress)
James QUANDT (Canada / film curator, researcher)
Simon FIELD (UK / film curator, producer)

The Jury

The Jury recommends FILMeX for its remarkably high standard of selection, which made the process of jurying both very pleasurable and very difficult. The jury also notes the important emphasis in the selection as a reflection of contemporary realities throughout Asia in forms ofcinema that are original and creative. Throughout, the selection confirmed the emphasis of FIMeX on imagination and freshness and we hope that our selection of prize-winners confirmed this.

agnies b. Audience Award
Details Turtles Can Fly
Directed by : Bahman Ghobadi
(Iran,Iraq / 2004 / 97min. / 35mm / Color)

The winning film's director will receive 500,000 yen.This prize was made possible with the support of@agnes b. SUNRISE INC.



South of the Clouds
South of the Clouds China / 2003 / 100min. / 1:1.85
Director: ZHU Wen
Cast: LI Xue-jian, Jin-zi, TIAN Zhuang-zuang
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Tropical Malady
Tropical Malady Thailand, France, Italy, Germany / 2004 / 118min. / 1:1.85
Director: Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL
Cast: Banlop LOMNOI, Sakda KAEWBUADEE
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Let the Wind Blow / Hava Aney Dey
Let the Wind Blow / Hava Aney Dey India, France / 2003 / 92min. / 1:1.85
Director: Partho sen GUPTA
Cast: Aniket VISHWASRAO, Nishikant KAMAT, Tannishtha CHATTERJEE
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In the Battlefields
In the Battlefields Lebanon, France, Belgium / 2004 / 90min. / 1:1.85
Director: Danielle ARBID
Cast: Marianne FEGHALI, Rawia ELCHAB, Laudi ARBID
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Avanim
Avanim Israel, France / 2003 / 110min. / 1:1.85
Director:
Cast: Asi Levi, Uri Gabriel, Florence Bloch
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Story Undone
Story Undone
Iran, France, Singapore / 2004 / 83min. / 1:1.66
Director: Hassan YEKTAPANAH
Cast: Mazdak TAEBI, Mehdi BAGHAIAN, Mohamad ASADI
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Stray Dogs
Stray Dogs Iran / 2004 / 93min. /
Director: Marziyeh MESHKINI
Cast: Gol GHOTI, Zahed
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Turtles Can Fly
Turtles Can Fly Iran, Iraq / 2004 / 97min. / 1:1.85
Director: Bahman GHOBADI
Cast: Avaz Latif, Soran Ebrahim.
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Spider Forest
Spider Forest Korea / 2004 / 120min. / 1:1.85
Director: SONG Il-gon
Cast: KAM Woo-sung, SUH Jung
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Late Bloomer (Osoi Hito)
Late Bloomer (Osoi Hito) Japan / 2004 / 83min. /
Director: SHIBATA Go
Cast: SUMIDA Masakiyo, HOTTA Naozo, TORII Mari
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