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Japanese industry bucks trend in slow week at Asia’s cinemas

While trade was slow across Asia this week, Japanese film asserted itself with a domestic box office top five made up almost exclusively of local content. Yu Irie’s Confession of Murder – about a man who publishes a “kill-and-tell” memoir – held the number one position for a second consecutive weekend, adding US$2.3 million worth of ticket […]