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Filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda was recognized as Asian filmmaker of the year at a major festival in South Korea on Wednesday, where his latest work will be screened, according to a Japanese movie distributor.

The director received the award, which is given to individuals and groups that have made the most significant contribution to the advancement of the Asian film industry throughout the year, at the 24th Busan International Film Festival.

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