A growing band of European filmmakers are realising their cinematic ambitions in the East, lured by a healthy box-office, investment prospects and the potential for more eye-catching stories.
Undated image provided by Chocolate Frog Films shows a scene from the movie "Metro Manila" shot in the Philippines. European filmmakers are realising their cinematic ambitions in the East, lured by investment prospects and the potential for eye-catching stories.
Leading the pack is Welsh-director Gareth Evans, whose Indonesia-shot action flick "The Raid" picked up $15 million in global takings last year on a budget of around $1 million. Evans is now filming a sequel.
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