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Antony Rayns (born 1948) is a British writer, commentator, film festival programmer and screenwriter. He writes for the British Film Institute's magazine Sight & Sound.
Total Books: 6
Known for his expertise in East Asian cinema, he provides commentary tracks for DVD releases of Asian films. He coordinated the Dragons and Tigers competition for Asian films at the Vancouver International Film Festival from 1988 to 2006. He has also worked as a translator for English subtitles on films from Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Thailand. In the 1980s, he presented a series called New Chinese Cinema on British television, showing (sometimes rare) films and biographies of eminent Chinese directors.
He wrote the screenplay for Away with Words, a feature film directed by cinematographer Christopher Doyle, starring Asano Tadanobu. He has written books about Seijun Suzuki, Wong Kar-wai and Rainer Werner Fassbinder.