Mother, The Assassin, Chungking Express… 10 classics of Asian cinema to see on FranceTV

Great films by Bong Joon-ho or Wong Kar Wai to watch for free in replay.

Like Arte, France Télévisions has been developing its replay offer for a few months. And for the passage in 2022, the site of the public group offers an enticing cycle devoted to Asian cinema, with no less than 10 acclaimed films to watch or re-watch for free in streaming.

On the program, we find jewelry from South Korea such as Mother, one of Bong Joon-ho’s best films (Parasite), which had been presented at Cannes in 2009, or Turning gate, by his compatriot Hong San-Soo. China is in the spotlight with the sublime Chungking Express (1994) from Hong Kong’s Wong Kar Wai (1994), or The Assassin (2015) by Hou Hsiao-hsien. On the Japanese side, we are also spoiled with After Life (1998) by Hirokazu Kore-eda or Tokyo Sonata (2008) by Kiyoshi Kurosawa (no link).

asian cinema france tv
France TV

All selection films are available until June 30, except Mother and Poetry by Lee Chang-Dong who will leave the France TV site after March 31.

> Discover the cycle “Journey through Asian cinema” on the France TV website.

Leave a Reply