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  1. Comedy of errors

    Posted Apr 18th 2010, 12:00am by Clara Chow

    ... Singapore at the 53rd Venice Biennale last year- from which he returned with a special mention. The Venice piece is on show at Hermes' Orchard Road boutique in Singapore until May 2, before its ... to preserve that which is ephemeral or no longer exists. Scenes of Aschenbach and Tadzio's introspection are played out against some recognisable artworks displayed during the Venice Biennale ...

  2. Laugh and death in Venice

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... This is borne out, she insists, by the fact that she has forgotten our scheduled interview. But as the celebrated American-born, Venice-based crime writer says: 'It's okay, no one died.' ... role in her foray into crime fiction more than a decade ago. She was in the dressing room at Venice's La Fenice opera house, gossiping with Italian conductor Gabriele Ferro and his wife ...

  3. The Merchant of Venice

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Irons and Fiennes, in particular, restrain from the over-acting that has often marred their work. And Radford gives us a lavish Venice, full of muted shades and flashes of sublime beauty. ... for Richard (1996) will appreciate the joy he must have found in this role. And it's a treat. The Merchant of Venice opens on April 21 ...

  4. Master of animation draws on traditional techniques

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the Cliff by the Sea is competing for the coveted Golden Lion prize at the 65th Venice International Film Festival. The film is another one of Miyazaki's children's animations, like ... by the master and his team in 18 months. Speaking in Venice, Miyazaki (left) said the sea was something very complicated that could only be drawn with crayon. For example, he delicately depicted how ...

  5. Fruitful labours

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yonfan might have positioned himself as Hong Kong's torchbearer at this year's Venice Film Festival, but it was Fruit Chan Kuo who shone most on the Lido. Apart from his work as producer of Yonfan's Prince of Tears, his latest directorial effort, Chengdu, I Love You, closed the festival. Having made his name from independent productions in the late 1990s, Chan (right) ...

  6. Michelle Ye

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with an assassin-turned-restaurateur (Johnny Hallyday) for a hit on a menacing gangster. Next month she will promote Vengeance in Venice, where Soi Cheang Pou-soi's Accident will be a competition entry at the Italian ... for Venice? I am going to answer questions in English this time. Since I went with a Cantonese-speaking crew and most questions were asked in Cantonese at Cannes, it was awkward to reply in English. ...

  7. Lights, cameras and action for filmmakers

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Hollywood's attention to the cost advantages of filming in Luxembourg. Further showcasing Luxembourg's versatility is The Merchant of Venice, a 2004 film adaptation of the Shakespeare play. Set in 16th-century Venice, this extravagant epic starred Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons and Joseph Fiennes. But Luxembourg's recent filmmaking history has elicited more than just Hollywood and British ...

  8. What's on in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shower and FAD. When: November 14, 11pm Where: The Melting Pot, 1-5 Elgin St, Central Tickets: HK$100 www.undergroundhk.com William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice Stylus Productions ...

  9. Thanks for the memories- the Tony Leung hit list

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... massacred thousands of Taiwanese. Hou Hsiao-hsien's film won the Venice Film Festival's top prize, the Golden Lion, and marked Leung's arrival on the world stage. Chungking Express ... the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, but it was the sex scenes between Leung and Tang (below) that captured the imagination of audiences at home and abroad. ...

  10. Dance is Zhao's window to the real world, acting's just a sideline

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the bus gives the young woman a second look. It was a different scene to that in September when the part-time actress was mobbed by fans at the Venice Film Festival. It's a contrast that Zhao is used to: famous abroad but anonymous at home. Nominated for best actress awards in the Venice Film Festival this year and at Cannes in 2002, she is barely known at home because the films were ...




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