Cinema Escapist

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Trailers

Chinese film “The Devotion of Suspect X” hits worldwide theaters March 31

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The film is based on a popular Japanese novel of the same name.

Trailer: Battleship Island (South Korea, 2017)

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Remember that abandoned island in Skyfall? That's a real place, and a South Korea movie's being made about it.

Trailer: “Guardians”, Russia’s answer to “The Avengers”, premieres Feb 23

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Tired of American superheroes? Check out "Guardians" for superhero action with a Russian twist!

Trailer: Lee Byung Hun’s “A Single Rider” premieres Feb 22

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Lee Byung-hun leaves behind his usual tough guy roles to play a fund manager who uncovers a shocking secret after his life implodes.

A taste of South Indian indie film from “Six Feet High” and “An Off-Day Game”

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Keralan director Sanal Kumar Sasidhara's first two features offer an example of world-class cinematic technique applied to local, Indian narratives.

Trailer: Korean action flick “Fabricated City” coming Feb 9

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From the director of "Welcome to Dongmakgol", "Fabricated City" is an action-thriller featuring a videogamer who must fight for his innocence after being unjustly framed.

Trailer: Jackie Chan’s “Kung Fu Yoga” premieres Jan 28

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Kung Fu Yoga is a Chinese-Indian coproduction starring Jackie Chan that hits Chinese theaters on January 28, 2017.

Trailer: “Duckweed”, directed by popular Chinese blogger Han Han, premieres Jan 28

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Duckweed -- the directorial debut of Han Han, China's most popular blogger, hits Chinese theaters on January 28, 2017.

Trailer: Confidential Assignment (South Korea, 2017)

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An action thriller starring Hyun Bin as a North Korean detective sent to the South for a cooperative investigation.

Trailer: Panfilov’s 28 Men (Russia, 2016)

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Set for release on Nov. 24, 2016, the Russian film Panfilov's 28 Men resurfaces a historically disputed story from WWII's Battle of Moscow.