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Edmund Yeo
Malaysian filmmaker based in Tokyo
Malaysian filmmaker based in Tokyo

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Ryusuke Hamaguchi's 5-hour opus HAPPY HOUR
Ryusuke Hamaguchi's wonderful HAPPY HOUR , like the Iwai Shunji retrospective, was also part of the Japan Now section in the Tokyo International Film Festival. I need to give props to Japan Now. Ever since the festival started this section last year, with A...

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My love letter to Iwai Shunji's Love Letter
I wrote this on Facebook last month, after watching Iwai Shunji's Love Letter at the Tokyo International Film Festival. I have seen this film countless times in various forms, on VCD, on DVD, on digital file, either on TV or on computer, but never on the bi...

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It's already been a month and I had never had the chance to write about the Tokyo International Film Festival. This always happens when I'm preparing for a film shoot. I lose track of time. Today becomes yesterday, tomorrow becomes today, and I don't even n...

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Trailer of Asian Three-fold Mirror 2016 : Reflections (Brillante Mendoza, Isao Yukisada and Sotho Kulikar)
Earlier this year, I was involved as one of the producers for director Isao Yukisada's "Pigeon", his segment for the omnibus project Asian Three-fold Mirror 2016: Reflections 『アジア三面鏡2016:リフレクションズ』 ( check out the photos posted by cast and crew ), produced b...

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Shohei Imamura's Karayuki-san, the Making of a Prostitute (1975)
Five years ago, I wrote about the Karayuki-san . The Japanese women who were sold or smuggled into Southeast Asia (mostly pre-independence Malaysia and Singapore) to work as prostitute from the late 19th century to early 20th century. For reasons I cannot c...

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Remembering Abbas Kiarostami and rediscovering his films
Ever since the passing of the Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami, I've found myself remembering the brief personal memories I have of him. They were all very fleeting. Cannes Film Festival 2010 Merely that Ming Jin and I, along with Fooi Mun, our The Tiger Fac...

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WATCH: Woo Ming Jin's 2005 short film CATCHING THE SEA
Once again I've been restoring and uploading some of the old short films that Ming Jin and I had made over the past decade onto the Greenlight Pictures Youtube channel. My latest upload is Ming Jin's 2005 short film CATCHING THE SEA, which stars Pete Teo an...

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Treasure trove of Andrei Tarkovsky videos
Recently, as I was finishing up a making-of documentary that I was working on in the past few months, I decided to do some research on other great making-of documentaries. It's always great to seek inspiration from the masters, and I was also thinking of an...

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AFTERNOON RIVER, EVENING SKY, my 2010 short film
The past few weeks I've been uploading some of the older films, shorts and telemovies that Ming Jin and I had done over the past decade on the Greenlight Pictures Youtube channel . Last night I've uploaded AFTERNOON RIVER, EVENING SKY. I made this short fil...

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5 scenes I loved in Wong Kar Wai films
A list of 10 Best Scenes in Wong-Kar-Wai films prompted me to think of my own favourite scenes in his films too. 10 best scenes in WKW's films. Yup, the ones on the list, I really like. But since most of his films are characterized by transcendental moments...
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