interfilm Festival

Delicacies

SP 04 Metropolis: Tokyo

Miniature portraits of Tokyo: A kaleidoscope of masterly composed, fleeting moments, profound feelings, Japanese myths and apocalyptic visions of the future after Fukushima. Lovers of short, snappy stories and finely woven impressions are sure to get their money's worth in this programme. Whether through aesthetic minimalism or excessive synaesthetic imagery, Japan's metropolis transfixes the beholder every time.

Screening

13.11.2013, 17:00 h, Central Kino 1
16.11.2013, 19:00 h, Babylon - Kino 3

Hundert Sekunden Tokio

Hundert Sekunden Tokio

One hundred seconds of Tokyo

Director(s): Jan Verbeek

Germany / Japan, 2005

1:50 min

Genre: Documentary

One hundred seconds of Tokyo.

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Tsukiji

Tsukiji

Director(s): Nicolas Tubéry

France, 2009

11:14 min

Genre: Documentary

Dialogues: no dialogue

A documentary on the famous fish market that takes place every morning in Tsukiji, Tokyo.

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Salaryman 6

Salaryman 6

Director(s): Ryoko Tanaka

England / Japan, 2002

7:02 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Subtitles: Englisch

The visual diary of a man who attempts to remedy his failing memory with a Polaroid camera. A journey through modern-day Tokyo.

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Tokyo Sky Story

Tokyo Sky Story

Director(s): Yukinori Makabe

Japan, 2013

14:22 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: Japanese

Subtitles: Englisch

A taxi driver, a moody couple in his back seat, and a voice on the radio. Tokyo provides the backdrop for a story within a story.

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Hello

Hello

Director(s): Shiida Kimihiro

Japan, 2012

8:15 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: no dialogue

A man sees an UFO in the sky on his way to work. He flees in panic. People in the city get excited over the sighting, and one man joyfully observes the arrival.

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Source

Source

Director(s): A.T.

Japan, 2011

13:23 min

Genre: Experimental, Short Fiction

Subtitles: Englisch

Tokyo, 2044: a lone citizen does psychological battle with the government.

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Tokyo Glow

Tokyo Glow

Director(s): Jonathan Bensimon

Canada, 2010

2:10 min

Genre: Experimental

Dialogues: no dialogue

The light of a Tokyo at night wanders the streets, searching...but for what?

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Tokyo Tenshi

Tokyo Tenshi

Tokyo Tenshi

Director(s): Toshiro Sonoda

Japan, 2006

16:24 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Subtitles: English

On the streets of Tokyo, motorbike taxi is the fastest way from A to B, and Leo is the fastest driver...until his past catches up with him.

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Blind

Blind

Director(s): Yukihiro Shoda

Japan, 2011

5:16 min

Genre: Short Fiction

Dialogues: Japanese

Subtitles: English

Tokyo, after a nuclear catastrophe. Radiation readings are part of the weather forecast and gas masks are the new black.

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