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‘Uncle’ and ‘Atlantis’ – Tokyo festival

LOS ANGELES, Nov 5, (RTRS):
“Uncle”, Danish executive Frelle Petersen’s play about a immature woman’s life on
a tiny plantation with her infirm uncle, was awarded a Tokyo Grand Prix during the
closing rite Tuesday of a 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival. Shot in
rural Denmark with real-life rancher Peter Hansen Tygesen personification a title
role, a film had a universe premiere in a Japanese capital.

Winner of a second-place
Special Jury Prize was “Atlantis”, Ukrainian executive Valentyn Vasyanovych’s
near-future drama.

Iran’s Saeed Roustaee was named
Best Director for his thriller “6.5”. Navid Mohammadzadeh’s opening in the
film warranted him a Best Actor trophy.

The Best Actress endowment went to
Nadia Tereszhiewicz for her opening in Dominik Moll’s “Only a Animals”.
The film also scooped a Audience Award.

The Best Screenplay esteem went to
Shin Adachi’s “A Beloved Wife”, one of dual Japanese films in a competition,
while Chinese executive Wang Rui was on palm to accept a Best Artistic
Contribution award, that went to “Chaogtu With Sarula”.

In a Asian Future territory for
films by up-and-coming Asian directors, a Best Film endowment went to “Summer
Night” (China) and a Japan Foundation Asia Center’s The Spirit of Asia prize
to “Old Men Never Die” (Iran).

In a Japanese Cinema Splash
section for Japanese indie films, a Best Film was Tatsuya Mori’s documentary
“I – Documentary of a Journalist”, while Hirobumi Watanabe scooped Best
Director honors for “Cry”.

Finally, a Tokyo Gemstone Award
for new talents went to Josefine Frida, Sairi Ito, Riru Yoshina and Yui Sakuma.
The formerly announced Lifetime Achievement awardees are actor Tatsuya
Nakadai and executive Nobuhiko Obayashi.

Held this year from Oct 28 to Nov
5, a Tokyo festival available 65,211 admissions to 180 films, somewhat down
from final year, when 187 films were screened.

Also:

LOS ANGELES: Taika
Waititi
’s provocative Nazi comedy “Jojo Rabbit” has been set as a opening
night celebration screening during a fourth book of a International Film Festival
Awards Macao.

The festival packs together a
competition territory that includes new festival favorites Gitanjali
Rao
’s animation “Bombay Rose”, and hardly fictionalize modern-day
slavery play “Buoyancy”, by Rodd Rathjen, alongside gala
screenings of “Shaun The Sheep 2: Farmageddon”, and Japan’s “Dance With
Me” by Shinobu
Yaguchi
.

A clever Chinese presence
includes “Better Days” by Derek Tsang; Cannes Critics Week film “Dwelling In The
Fuchun Mountains” by Gu Xiaogang; “To Live To Sing” by Johnny Ma;
and Singaporean executive Anthony Chen’s “Wet Season”.

The World Panorama strand films
by distinguished directors, includes “The Invisible Life Of Euridice Gusmao”,
winner of Un Certain Regard, “Little Joe”, for that Emily Beecham won
best singer in Cannes, and “Proxima”, for that executive Alice
Winocour
won special esteem of a jury during San Sebastian. It
also includes ore Chinese titles, Lou Ye’s “Saturday Fiction”, Diao Yinan’s
“Wild Goose Lake” and Pema Tseden’s “Balloon”.

The foe is value a
generous $60,000 initial prize. The jury selecting a winners includes Peter Chan
Ho-sun
, executive Ellen Eliasoph, singer Dian
Sastrowardoyo
, executive Midi Z, and actor Tom Cullen.

The festival will run from
Thursday Dec 5 until Tuesday Dec 10, 2019. Its concomitant film plan market
and attention discussion array runs Dec 6-8.

“I
am generally gratified that there are 5 new Macao facilities in a module in
this special anniversary year,” pronounced a IFFAM’s artistic executive Mike Goodridge. After a
period of Portuguese, colonial rule, Macau returned to Chinese government in 1999. The five
are: garb film “Years of Macao”; “Ina and a Blue Tiger Sauna”, by Antonio Caetano de Faria;
“Let’s Sing”, by Keo Lou; “Patio of Illusion”, by Chen Shangshi; and “String
Of Sorrow”, by Oliver Fa.






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