New Japanese movies to screen at Shanghai Film Festival

The movies will cover a wide range of genres, and some will hold their international premieres at the local festival.

An array of new Japanese movies will be screened at this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival, which will be held from June 16 to 25.

The movies covers a wide range of genres. Among them are “Laplace’s Witch,” a suspense based on a novel by Higashino Keigo, romance film “Bride for 8 Years,” crime flick “Blood of A Lone Wolf,” drama “Tyre In the Air” and action-packed sci-fi “Dog House.”

Some of the films will hold their international premieres at the festival. 

According to officials from the festival’s organizing committee, Japanese movies are very popular among local movie buffs, with tickets for hot productions snapped up within minutes.

Since last year, Shanghai International Film Festival has cooperated with Tokyo International Film Festival in exchange programs to propel cultural exchanges and cooperation in the film industry.

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The suspense film "Laplace's Witch" is based on a novel by Higashino Keigo.

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Heartwarming romance film "Bride For 8 Years" is based on a true story. 

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The crime film "Blood of a Lone Wolf" 

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