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Two Japanese films nominated for Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion

Two Japanese movies have been nominated for the 67th Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion award, organizers of the festival beginning Sept. 1 said Thursday.

One is "Norwegian Wood" directed by Vietnamese-born French director Tran Anh Hung, based on Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami’s bestseller of the same title. The other is "Ju-san nin no shikaku" (13 Assassins) directed by Japanese director Takashi Miike.

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