Koji Fukada: The Guest of Honor at the 28th Vesoul IFF of Asian Cinemas

Koji Fukada, Japanese director in his forties, has reinvigorated the cinema of the Rising Solar over the previous twenty years. By way of arduous work, he has change into the rising Japanese filmmaker of the twenty-first century.

The twenty eighth Vesoul Worldwide Movie Pageant of Asian Cinemas has carried out a seek for all copies of the movies of this proficient director so as to current all of his work. Screening the entire movies of a filmmaker permits you to put your work into perspective and take full measure of its originality. Presenting all of his 10 characteristic movies, together with the legendary “La Chaise”, his very first movie, alongside together with his 4 brief movies, is a world first.

To mark the occasion, he might be awarded a Cyclo d’or d’honneur for all of his work through the opening ceremony on February 1, 2022 on the Théâtre Edwige Feuillère.

Saturday February 5, 2022: day and night devoted to Japanese cinema:
Along with Koji Fukada, the younger director Akio Fujimoto, in competitors with “Alongside the Sea”, introduced in French premiere, and the Japanese producer Kazutaka Watanabe, member of the NETPAC Jury (Community for the Promotion of Asian Cinema), are anticipated.

Tribute to Koji Fukada:
2002: The Chair – worldwide premiere
2006: La Grenadière – unpublished
2008: The Human Comedy of Tokyo – unreleased
2010: Hospitality
2013: Au revoir l’été
2013: Inabe – European premiere
2015: Sayonara
2016: Harmonium
2017: Birds – French premiere
2018: The Man from the ocean
2018: East of Jefferson – European premiere
2019: A woman lacking
2020: The Actual factor – half 1. – preview
2020: The Actual Factor – half 2. – preview

The Actual Factor

Competitors part:
Alongside the Sea by Fujimoto Akio – French premiere

Preview Part:
The Asada Household by Ryota Nakano

(c) 2020 “The ASADAS”Movie Companions

“Historical past within the background” part:
Fukushima, Sato Futoshi’s Cowl of the Solar

Japanimation Part:
On-Gaku, our rock by Iwaisawa Kenji
7 days of Murano Yuta
My Neighbor Totoro by Miyazaki Hayao

Twenty Japanese movies in choice at Vesoul verify Japan as a large of world cinema.



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