Magazine article Screen International

Full-Moon Party, Killer Win Top APM Awards

Magazine article Screen International

Full-Moon Party, Killer Win Top APM Awards

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Other winners include Joko Anwar's A Copy Of My Mind, July Jung's Dora and Davy Chou's Diamond Island.

This year's Asian Project Market wrapped today with the Busan Award going to Phan Dang Di's Vietnamese project Full-Moon Party, and the inaugural Heyi Film & Youku Tudou Award going to Pema Tsedan's Chinese project The Killer.

Established by Busan Metropolitan City, the first award comes with $20,000.

Currently in development, Full-Moon Party is about a son and his father who flee their village in the wake of a rape and murder and find themselves at a full-moon party with the father's old classmates.

Phan has previously won awards at Venice and Cannes with Adrift and Bi, Don't Be Afraid.

Winner of the Heyi Film & Youku Tudou Award, which comes with $30,000, The Killer tells the story of a Tibetan truck driver who meets a Khampa man searching for his father's murderer in the middle of nowhere, and how the two deal with revenge and salvation. …

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