KINEJAPAN digest 1954

Jason Gray loaded_films
Tue Oct 31 00:31:34 EST 2006

That must have been why he was so quiet at the post-award
press conf. Didn't see Forgiveness, unfortunately. I was
also surprised "Thirteen Princess Trees" won the Special
Jury Prize. It's a well made delinquent youth drama shot
in HDV, but it seemed more like an MOR Winds of Asia

Well, until next year...If there is one.


> > Date:Mon, 30 Oct 2006 14:53:31 +0900
> From:"Rob Schwartz" <gangamati at>
> To:KineJapan at
> Subject:Re: TIFF awards
> I heard from reliable sources that Maco Muller
> fought hard for Forgiveness
> (my choice as well) but couldn't get enough people
> on his side.
> The critics should have ranked it last. OSS 117 is
> NOT a prize winning film,
> the decision is extremely disappointing and raises
> some serious questions.

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