eija.niskanen at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 23:19:49 EST 2009
And Okuribito took the foreign language Oscar. But why is no TV
channel in Japan showing this occasion?!
2009/2/23 Aaron Gerow <aaron.gerow at yale.edu>:
> Those watching the show already know, but Kato Kunio won the Academy Award
> for best animated short.
> I believe this is the first time a Japanese film has won in this category.
> On Jan 22, 2009, at 10:13 PM, Aaron Gerow wrote:
>> I should note that it was also announced that Kato Kunio's "Tsumiki no
>> Ie'' (The House of Small Cubes) was nominated in the animated short film
>> category. Here's his website:
>> He apparently works at Robot.
>> This is the first Japanese nomination in this category since Yamamura
>> Koji's Atamayama in 2003.
>> Aaron Gerow
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>> Film Studies Program/East Asian Languages and Literatures
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