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Asian Restored Classics 2017


Thu Aug 31 2017, 8:00pm
Sun Sep 3 2017, 5:30pm

Where: Capitol Theatre, 11 Stamford Road, City Hall, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

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A specially curated programme by Asian Film Archive, the Asian Restored Classics 2017 will premiere the best of Asian cinema through 12 restored classics. These films will be screened across two weekends this year.

These Asian masterpieces include Tapei Story (1985, Taipei), The Surrogate Woman (1987, South Korea), Senninbari (1937, Japan), Carmen Comes Home (1951, Japan), Fist of Fury (1972, Hong Kong), Pyaasa (1957, India), The Nights of Zayandeh-Road (1990, Iran), Ring of Fury (1973, Singapore), Santi-Vina (1954, Thailand), Tiga Dara (1956, Indonesia), Mya Ga Naing (1934, Myanmar), Genghis Khan (1950, Philippines).

Tickets to see these twelve timeless restored masterpieces in their original glory are available via SISTIC online booking, phone booking and at all SISTIC outlets.

For more information, please visit Asian Film Archive website.

31 Aug 2017, 8pm
Taipei Story (1985, Taiwan)
Director: Edward Yang
Runtime: 110 minutes
Language: Mandarin, Hokkien (with English subtitles)
Rating: NC16 (Some coarse language)

1 Sep 2017, 8pm
The Surrogate Woman (1987, South Korea)
Director: Im Kwon-taek
Runtime: 100 minutes
Language: Korean (with English subtitles)
Rating: To Be Advised

Double Bill
2 Sep 2017, 4pm
- Senninbari (The Thousand-Stitch Belt, 1937, Japan)
Director: Genjiro Saegusa
Runtime: 19 minutes
Language: Japanese (with English subtitles)
Rating: PG

- Carmen Comes Home (1951, Japan)
Director: Keisuke Kinoshita
Runtime: 103 minutes
Language: Japanese (with English subtitles)
Rating: PG

2 Sep 2017, 8pm
Fist of Fury (1972, Hong Kong)
Director: Lo Wei
Runtime: 108 minutes
Language: English, Cantonese & Mandarin (with English subtitles)
Rating: PG13 (Some violence and nudity)

3 Sep 2017, 2pm
Pyaasa (The Thirsty One, 1957, India)
Director: Guru Dutt
Runtime: 144 minutes
Language: Hindi (with English subtitles)
Rating: To Be Advised

3 Sep 2017, 5:30pm
The Nights of Zayandeh-Rood (1990, Iran)
Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Runtime: 63 minutes
Language: Persian (with English subtitles)
Rating: PG13 (Some Mature Content)

Presented by Asian Film Archive.