The 9th Deauville Asian Film Festival
Festival du Film Asiatique de Deauville 2007 (9ème édition)

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Aiming to promote Asian cultural to French people, the film festival showcases numerous interesting movies from various countries in Asia, including China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, just to name a few. In the 9th edition of Deauville Asian Film Festival, held from March 28th to April 1st 2007, Thai movie "Dek Hor" a.k.a. "Dorm" was selected to screen in the official competition among other 8 films. With a team of director and actors of "Dorm"presented at the festival, there were a number of interview sessions with the press from both magazines and televisions. Even though the movie didn't get any award at the festival, the reaction from the audiences and journalists that watched the film proved to be rewarding as they all loved the film. At least, we had shown the world how potential Thai movie is in this age of globalization that language is not a barrier anymore.

 

 >>"Le Pensionnat" is the French title of "Dek Hor"<<

 

 >>The highly anticipated audiences and press<<



Here is the list of awards at the 9th Deauville Asian Film Festival


Lotus du Meilleur Film (Best Film)
SYNDROMES AND A CENTURY
by Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL (Thailand)




Lotus du Jury (Jury Prize)
KING AND THE CLOWN
by LEE Jun-ik (South Korea)




Lotus Air France (International Critics' Prize)
AD LIB NIGHT
by LEE Yoon-ki (South Korea)




Lotus Action Asia (Best Action Asia Film)
DOG BITE DOG
by Soi CHEANG (Hong Kong)




You may visit the official website of Deauville Asian Film Festival by clicking here.

 

 

Gallery

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>>Taken with the festival banner<<

 

>>The festival is mainly held at Centre International de Deauville or the C.I.D.<< 

 

>>The main entrance to the C.I.D. with temporary festival gateway<<

 

>>The C.I.D. was inaugurated in 1992<<

 

>>It was built 14 meters below sea-level in order to preserve the view over the ocean<< 

 

>>At the reception of the C.I.D. where "Dek Hor" was about to screen<< 

 

>>The waiting area outside 1500-seats theater inside the C.I.D.<< 

 

>>Young children were encouraged to join the festival and "Village Asia" exhibition<<

 

>>The Cognac Martell Lounge served as an interview space<< 

 

>>While waiting for a long interview session, Nak drew me a portrait<< 

 

>>Michael, Nak and me with 2 cute girls from the festival team<< 

 

 >>It's my name on the seat inside the cinema<<

 

>>"Dek Hor" team was invited to the Ambassadors Lunch hosted by the Mayor of Deauville<< 


>>This is official lunch with ambassadors and participating personnels in the film festival<< 

 

 >>Taken with PARK Chan-Woo, a critically acclaimed Korean director whose well-known works including "Old Boy" and "I'm a Cyborg, but That's OK" <<

 

 >>It's a successful film festival. See you again in Deauville!<<

 

 

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