HONG KONG -- Through its two protagonists -- a photographer and a novelist who become inordinately curious about an illicit affair in their Taipei neighborhood -- "Zoom Hunting" explores voyeurism with echoes of "Rear Window" and "Blow Up."
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HONG KONG -- "My Darling Is a Foreigner," is based on Sayuri Oguri's autobiographical manga series about her life with an American husband in Japan.
BERLIN -- Scud's third foray into filmmaking again tracks a gay man's hankering for a sexually repressed, confused, manically depressive philosophical personality.
HONG KONG -- It's a small miracle that Alex Law's modest production about a shoemaker's son growing up in late '60s Hong Kong received rapturous response from young viewers who handed it the Crystal Bear at Berlinale's Generation Kplus.
HONG KONG -- Like Jason Bourne, the protagonist of "Golden Slumber" is a victim of a national security level conspiracy and spends the whole film on the run. Unlike the "Bourne" series, its point is not the thrill of the chase.
HONG KONG -- Flitting back and forth in time and traversing mindscapes, "One Day" is difficult to grasp and easy to feel. The story of two people falling in love in meta-dreams is layered like Russian M dolls.
HONG KONG -- After playing fast and loose with literature and history in "Three Kingdoms -- Resurrection of the Dragon," Daniel Lee's "14 Blades" is more grounded in the traditions of Hong Kong swordplay films.
HONG KONG -- Two people cajoled into a blind date by their relatives get off on a rotten start, but love is literally round the street corner in "Crossing Hennessy." This trivial but chirpy sophomore feature directed by eminent Hong Kong screenwriter Ivy Ho is buoyed by a fleet of fabulous vetera
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -- In the slasher-thriller "Slice," a cop-turned-convict tracks down a serial killer by delving into his own troubled childhood memories.
Berlin -- "Little Big Soldier," touted as Jackie's Chan's 99th film, is a moderately enjoyable case of Stockholm Syndrome set in 227 B.C., during China's Warring States Period.