TIFF awards

Eija Niskanen eija.niskanen at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 08:25:17 EST 2006

At the press conference for the awards the jury president Jean-Pierre
Jeunet told the press that the jury was one-minded when deciding the
Sakura Grand Prix award winner (OSS117: Cairo Nest of Spies), but
interestingly Yanagimachi Mitsuo announced that he was actually
against the decision, but that it was a majority vote 5-1.


On 10/29/06, Aaron Gerow <aaron.gerow at yale.edu> wrote:
> The TIFF site already list the awards given out today. It usually seems
> that the TIFF jury will hand out at least one consolation award to a
> Japanese film in the Competition, but this was not the case this year.
> The only Japanese film to win any Japanese award was Hiroki Ryuichi's M
> in the Japanese Eyes section, which earned a special award for its
> actor, Kora Kengo. What won the film prize for Japanese Eyes was in
> fact a documentary made by Linda Hattendorf, The Cats of Mirikitani. It
> might not be a pure Japanese film, but my congratulations go out to
> Yoshikawa Masa, the producer of that film who has helped out at a
> number of Kinema Club events.
> Aaron Gerow
> KineJapan owner
> Assistant Professor
> Film Studies Program/East Asian Languages and Literatures
> Yale University
> For list commands, send "information kinejapan" to
> listserver at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu
> Kinema Club: http://pears.lib.ohio-state.edu/Markus/Welcome.html

More information about the KineJapan mailing list