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World Festival of Animated Film /
6 to 11 June 2022
World Festival of Animated Film / 6 to 11 June 2022
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Ikuta no kita / Dozens of Norths

GRAND COMPETITION - FEATURE FILM

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Ikuta no kita / Dozens of Norths


Koji Yamamura

Japan, France / 2021 / 64' 26''



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Wednesday, 08. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 19:00 h
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Saturday, 11. 06.,
Cinema SC, 17:30 h


Synopsis


North is everywhere solitary. Here is all North. This is a record of the people I met in these Norths. However, my memory is fragmented and does not get the point at all. Now I’m starting to wonder my efforts came to nothing. I’m just getting the occasional recognition of the existence of the world through the dull pain changes shape little by little.

Koji Yamamura


Koji Yamamura (1964) graduated from the Tokyo Zokei University. In 2002, his film Mt. Head won grand prizes at six major animation festivals including Annecy and Zagreb and was nominated for the 75th Academy Award. His film Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor won grand prizes at seven festivals including Ottawa and Stuttgart. His films have thus far in his career won more than 70 awards. He is a vice-chairman of the Japan Animation Association and the board of directors of ASIFA Japan, a director of the Hiroshima Festival Media Arts Division from 2021, president of Yamamura Animation, Inc., a visiting professor at the Tokyo Zokei University since 2004 and a professor at the Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts since 2008.

 

Director

Koji Yamamura


Production

Yamamura Animation; Miyu Productions


Screenplay

Koji Yamamura


Compositing

Koji Yamamura


Sound

Koji Kasamatsu


Music

Willem Breuker


Editing

Koji Yamamura


Animation

Koji Yamamura, Honami Yano, Ayaka Nakata


categories

GRAND COMPETITION - FEATURE FILM