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In Theaters: Get Dark With 'The Devil Inside,' 'Norwegian Wood' & 'Roadie'

  • By Katie Walsh
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  • January 6, 2012 5:06 PM
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Welcome to the first movie-going weekend of 2012! Hope you all had delightful New Year's celebrations filled with debauchery and poor judgment. The only way to ring in the new year in my opinion. Now that the Oscar race is heating up, there's still time to catch up with the glut of prestige pics released in the last few weeks of 2011, or you can explore some of the small new releases making their way to screens this weekend. Also, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" opens nationwide today, so you can catch up with the Brit spy thriller if you haven't seen it yet.

Review: 'Norwegian Wood' Is Depressingly Beautiful...Or Beautifully Depressing

  • By Kimber Myers
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  • January 5, 2012 1:56 PM
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The most depressing day of 2012 is supposed to be January 16, taking into account things like gloomy weather, fading Christmas joy and general Monday malaise. However, what hasn't been considered in that theory is that Tran Ang Hung's "Norwegian Wood" actually comes out a full 10 days before the supposed most depressing day of the year, giving the 16th a run for its money. Like its source material from Haruki Murakami, this is a beautiful film that exquisitely captures grief and sadness, and unsurprisingly, it probably won't help you if you're suffering from seasonal affective disorder.

Tran Anh Hung Talks His "Deep Spiritual Connection" With 'Norwegian Wood,' Says His Next Film Will Be His French Language Debut

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • January 5, 2012 11:04 AM
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Bold is the filmmaker who would tackle the prose of cult novelist Haruki Murakami. Though Jun Ichikawa found success adapting the short story "Tony Takitani," most of Murakami's work is desolate and blackly humorous, centered on characters struggling with loneliness in a politically-troubled, often surreal world. That didn't stop Tran Anh Hung, the director of "The Scent Of Green Papaya," who brings us his long-in-the-works adaptation of the moody novel "Norwegian Wood."

Exclusive: U.S. Poster For Tran Anh Hung's 'Norwegian Wood'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 2, 2011 11:18 AM
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It seems we've talking about Tran Anh Hung's "Norwegian Wood" for a while now, and with good reason. The film comes the Oscar nominated director of "The Scent Of Green Papaya" and is an adaptation of celebrated writer Haruki Murikami's novel of the same name. Well, after spending some time on the festival circuit, "Norwegian Wood" will head to theaters in 2012 and we've got the exclusive U.S. poster to share.

MIFF '11 Reviews: 'A Separation,' 'Norwegian Wood' & 'Knuckle'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • August 1, 2011 10:28 AM
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It's that time of year once again: the Melbourne International Film Festival has hit town and, as ever, we're right amongst it. For a change, we'll endeavour to focus on films not extensively covered on the site before, possibly with a general recap later on. One of the early highlights of the festival (which runs between July 21st and August 7th) so far has been Asghar Farhadi's "Nader & Simin, A Separation," which took home the Golden Bear at this year's Berlin Film Festival.

Watch: International Trailer For Anh Hung Tran's 'Norwegian Wood'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 22, 2011 6:01 AM
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A fresh, English subtitled trailer for the "Norwegian Wood" or as Radiohead fans know it as: "that-movie-Jonny-Greenwood-is-scoring."

Jonny Greenwood's Soundtrack To 'Norwegian Wood' Gets U.S. Release On March 8th

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 3, 2011 11:25 AM
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Radiohead and Jonny Greenwood fans rejoice, the guitar slinger's latest film composition won't cost you a dinner and a movie for two people, so save that money you were going to spend on an import. Nonesuch Records have announced that Greenwood's score for Anh Hung Tran‘s “Norwegian Wood” will get a stateside release; it was released in Japan last year.

Jonny Greenwood's Score For 'Norwegian Wood' Gets A Japanese Release

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 26, 2010 5:38 AM
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Also Features Three Songs By CanFans of Radiohead and guitarist Jonny Greenwood take note. Your next purchase to fill out your completist catalog is likely going to be coming from overseas as Greenwood's score for Anh Hung Tran's "Norwegian Wood" has received a Japanese release.

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