Asian Film Festival - Italia
 

Shield of Straw

Ninagawa is a powerful man in Japanese politics and with top economic connections.His granddaughter is then murdered. The suspect is Kunihide Kiyomaru (Tatsuya Fujiwara). Kunihide Kiyomaru has a prior conviction for assaulting and killing a girl 8 years ago. The police could never apprehend the suspect in the prior killing.

Three… Extremes

“Three” is an anthology of three horror shorts from three different Asian countries.In “Dumplings” an aging actress wishing to reclaim her youth goes to a woman who makes dumplings that supposedly have regenerative properties; however, they contain a gruesome secret ingredient. In “Box” a soft spoken young woman has a bizarre recurring nightmare about being buried in a box in the snow. Searching for her long lost sister, she realizes her dreams and reality may …

Izo

Izo is an assassin in the service of a Tosa lord and Imperial supporter. After killing dozens of the Shogun’s men, Izo is captured and crucified. Instead of being extinguished, his rage propels him through the space-time continuum to present-day Tokyo. Here Izo transforms himself into a new, improved killing machine.

Ace Attorney

Based primarily on the first game in the series, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, the film focuses on rookie defense attorney Phoenix Wright, as he strives to protect his clients in various murder trials, including the death of his mentor, Mia Fey, and the accusation of rival prosecutor, Miles Edgeworth. Phoenix’s greatest ally is Mia’s younger sister Maya, a spirit medium whose body is posessed by Mia to communicate with him.

13 Assasins

Shinzaemon Shimada è un nobile samurai che ricevuto l’ordine di uccidere Naritsugu, accusato di voler prendere il potere del paese. Assieme ad altri combattenti il samurai organizza una trappola per catturare il ricco feudatario.Naritsugu è aiutato da un temibile esercito comandato da Hanbei, che si scoprirà essere un grande nemico di Shimada. Costui assieme ai suoi samurai si troveranno ad affrontare una complicata missione suicida.