Wong Kar-wai to Head Shanghai Film Festival Jury

From AP:

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai will head the jury at the Shanghai International Film Festival, which will be held June 14-22.

Wong, known for his moody visuals and melancholy soundtracks, won best director at the Cannes Film Festival for “Happy Together.”

He replaces filmmaker Anthony Minghella, who died of a hemorrhage in March following surgery.

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June 6, 2008 8:42 PM
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