Ranked: the 12 best Asian films of 2021, from Drive My Car to Drifting and The Falls

While the coronavirus pandemic has done its damnedest to hamper film production, festival screenings and release schedules, the industry has remained defiant.Asia in particular has produced some of the most acclaimed and widely talked about films of the year, from both established and fast-emerging directors.In 2021, China cemented its position as the world’s most commercially successful market, thanks to blockbusters like Hi, Mom and The Battle for Lake Changjin, while Asian craftsmanship was…

Ranked: the 12 best Asian films of 2021, from Drive My Car to Drifting and The Falls
While the coronavirus pandemic has done its damnedest to hamper film production, festival screenings and release schedules, the industry has remained defiant.Asia in particular has produced some of the most acclaimed and widely talked about films of the year, from both established and fast-emerging directors.In 2021, China cemented its position as the world’s most commercially successful market, thanks to blockbusters like Hi, Mom and The Battle for Lake Changjin, while Asian craftsmanship was…