Michael Werner (centre), chairman of Fortissimo Films, with Daniel Jonathan Victor (left) and Wan Juan, executive producer and producer of the award-winning Black Coal, Thin Ice. Photo: Theodore Wood

Art-house film agent Fortissimo, which brought quality Asian cinema to the world, closes after 25 years

Company had played a pivotal role in bringing work by Wong Kar-wai and Fruit Chan to a wider audience, but says it struggled to adapt to ‘the new realities and dynamics’ in the film business

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Michael Werner (centre), chairman of Fortissimo Films, with Daniel Jonathan Victor (left) and Wan Juan, executive producer and producer of the award-winning Black Coal, Thin Ice. Photo: Theodore Wood
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