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Trailer: “Duckweed”, Directed by Popular Chinese Blogger Han Han, Premieres Jan 28


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)


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)


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.

Trailer: I Am Not Madame Bovary (China, 2016)


Starring Fan Bingbing, I Am Not Madame Bovary (我不是潘金莲) is one of this year's most internationally anticipated Chinese films.

Trailer: Hide and Seek (China, 2016)


Starring Wallace Huo, Hide and Seek (捉迷藏) is a Chinese remake of a 2013 South Korean mystery film of the same name.

Trailer: Godspeed (Taiwan, 2016)


Godspeed (一路順風) is a Golden Horse Award-nominated Taiwanese dark comedy about a drug mule who takes a ride with the wrong taxi driver

Trailer: The Menu (Hong Kong, 2016)


Watch the trailer for The Menu: a Hong Kong movie about media bias and sensationalism that comes amidst a turbulent political climate.

Trailer: The Bacchus Lady (South Korea, 2016)


A cinematic take on one of South Korea's most disheartening social problems: elderly prostitutes.

Trailer: Børning 2 (Norway, 2016)


A sequel to Norway's version of "The Cannonball Run" or "Fast and Furious".

Trailer: Operation Mekong (China, 2016)


An action-packed drug-busting extravaganza that's topped China's early October 2016 box office.

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