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  • 21 September 2014

Japan's Takashi Miike will be honoured with the Maverick Director Award at the 2014 Rome Film Festival. The moviemaker will be feted for his unconventional style of cinema at the Italian event, which will also feature the world premiere of his new release, As the Gods Will. Previous recipients of the prize including Tsui Hark and Walter Hill.