TIFF Awards

Mark Nornes amnornes at umich.edu
Tue Nov 1 15:44:08 EST 2005

On Tuesday, November 1, 2005, at 05:53  AM, mark schilling wrote:

> We gave the Special Award to something completely different, Masaki
> Kobayashi's "Ski Jump Pairs -- Road to Torino 2006." Advertised as a 
> "human
> documentary," the
> film is in fact a brilliant send-up of all those po-faced NHK docs on
> triumphs-against-adversity. It then segues, midway, into -- well, I 
> really
> shouldn't say, only that I have never -- and I mean never -- seen a 
> Japanese
> film so
> spit-choke, all-fours-in-the-air funny. Think "Airplane" on the ski 
> slopes.
> It's that
> good.

Mark, is this the computer animation piece done by the new commercial 
film school?


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