On Friday 22 April the awaited world premiere of “The Italian Recipe”, directed by director Hou Zuxin and shot in Rome, will formally open the Far East Movie Competition twenty fourth version. An irresistible Chinese language romantic comedy that, after the FEFF, shall be launched at residence in hundreds of cinemas, bringing with it plenty of Italy: the places, the crew and, the co-production. In truth, alongside China we discover Cristiano Bortone’s Orisa Produzioni and Roberta Manfredi and Alberto Simone’s Dauphine Movie Firm, with Rai Cinema and with the assist of the Lazio Area, Fondo Lazio Cinema Worldwide and the assist of Roma Lazio Movie Fee (and Lightburst Photos in Berlin). Liu Xun and Huang Yao (applauded at FEFF 19 for “The Crossing”) give life to an excellent pair sport and provides us a really modern variation on the theme of Roman Holidays!
The chosen title for the Closing Evening on Saturday 30 April is kind of completely different: we’re speaking in regards to the splendid South Korean thriller “Confession” by Yoon Jong-seok, one of the vital highly effective movies of the 2022 line-up. It’s the remake of the 2016 Spanish thriller thriller “Contrattempo”, however earlier than South Korea the screenplay additionally hit Italy (Stefano Mordini’s “l testimone invisibile”, with Scamarcio, Bentivoglio and Miriam Leone) and India. A treasured collection of inventive and geographical connections for a competition, the FEFF, which thrives on connections!