SHADY will take part in the Nippon Cinema Award competition.
Her Res-3 cases in which you will find me in 3 minutes by Yuki Yamato and THE TOWN OF WHALES by Keiko Tsuruoka will be shown at 15th International Women's Film Festival in Seoul (IWFFIS) in Korea from 24 -30 May.
Her Res-3 cases in which you will find me in 3 minutes will be shown in Asian Cometiton section and the director will attend.
THE TOWN OF WHALES will be shown in Asian Spectrum section.
*GUNJYO-IRO is a film production unit formed in 2000 by Izumi Takahashi who is a director, script writer and cinematographer and Hiromasa Hirosue who is a director, cinematographer and lead role actor for most of their films.
【All of GUNJYO-IRO】
"The Soup, One Morning", directed by Takahashi and Hirosue performed in, won the Grand prize at the PFF (Pia Film Festival) 2004.
Also "Sayonara Sayo-nara", directed by Hirosue , won the Runner-up award at the PFF 2004.
Afterwards, "The Soup, One Morning" received awards including the grand prize at many international film festivals and was long-run hit in domestic release.
They keep creating remarkable works which are all self-produced and can be seen mainly at independent screenings.
As most of the work has not been published into DVD nor released at theater, their only screening event in 2011 became a great success with more than full of the capacity.
This time, we will show their line-up below with English subtitle!
Please do not miss this chance!
8th Apr. 21:20～
"The Soup, One Morning" ('04) by Izumi Takahashi * Grand prize at PFF 2004
9th Apr. 21:20～
"Sayonara, Sayo-nara"('04) by Hiromasa Hirosue *Runner-up award at PFF 2004
10th Apr. 21:20～
"The Lost Hum"('05) by Hiromasa Hirosue *Netpac award at International Film Festival Rotterdam
11th Apr. 21:20～
"Fourteen" ('06) by Hiromasa Hirosue *16th PFF Scholarship film
12th Apr. 21:20～
"Higurashi" ('07) by Hiromasa Hirosue *Shown at Forum of Berlin International Film Festival
15th Apr. 21:20～
"What the Heart Craves" ('07) by Izumi Takahashi *Grand prize at the Hong Kong International Film Festival
17th Apr. 21:20～
"I am not the world you want to change" ('12) by Izumi Takahashi *Student Jury prize at 13th Tokyo Filmex 2012
★ Izumi Takahashi and Hiromasa Hirosue will attend all the screenings!
"Renaissance PFF" - pre event for 35th PFF (Pia Film Festival) in 2013.
From April 6 - 19, Late show and guest visit everyday. *All night screening on 6th and 13th
Venue: Theatre Shinjuku
Advanced tickets have been selling at Pia since Mar. 13