Once Upon a Time in Japan - Reinventing the Past Through the Eyes of Japanese Contemporary Filmmakers
The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme
1 February - 27 March 2013, Various nationwide
Marking its 10th anniversary, the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme looks back into the past through the eyes of contemporary filmmakers. Touching upon a trend prevalent in recent Japanese cinema, this season showcases a series of works from directors including Takashi Miike, Sunao Katabuchi, Hirokazu Kore-eda and Isshin Inudo, who all share the same aspiration to reinterpret and relive moments of times gone by through a variety of genres, styles and tones.
The programme will begin on 1 February 2013 at ICA, and then touring nationwide.
Images: REBIRTH (© 2011 REBIRTH Film Partners) / ZERO FOCUS (© 2009 "ZERO NO SHOTEN" SEISAKU IINKAI) / NINJA KIDS!!! (© 2011 Live Action Nintama-rantarou the Movie committee) / UNITED RED ARMY