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3/23/2009 HONG KONG (AP) - Japanese cinema has dominated the third Asian Film Awards, with Tokyo Sonata winning best picture and Hirokazu Koreeda named best director for another family drama, Still Walking.

Riding on the success of its recent best foreign film win at the Oscars, a third Japanese movie, «Departures,» clinched best actor at Monday night's ceremony for Masahiro Motoki, who played an unemployed cellist who learns how to prepare bodies for burial.

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