JAPAN, Uzbekistan, Qatar | 120 minutes | 2019
Yoko hosts a popular TV show that whisks her off to one exotic locale after another. The day comes when she and her crew are dispatched to Uzbekistan. Once in situ, however, she prefers to phone her boyfriend in Tokyo than do what she’s paid to do. Beneath Kurosawa’s sharp showbiz satire is an intimate drama about the loneliness of a professional globetrotter, with a moving performance from one-time Japanese pop sensation Atsuko Maeda as the quietly determined reporter.With the support of Japan Foundation TorontoIn collaboration with Bota Bota, spa-sur-l'eau"A uniquely Kurosawa mix of showbiz comedy, woman-in-jeopardy thriller and romantic drama with Maeda’s lonely-but-intrepid heroine serving as the strong connecting thread." Japan Times
Locarno Film Festival
In Dakar, Ada is engaged to a man she doesn’t love. Her true soul mate is Souleiman, a construction worker who hasn’t been paid in months. After he...
FRANCE, SENEGAL, BELGIUM | 104 minutes | 2019
For his 21st feature, the legendary Madrid filmmaker delivers his most personal, intimate work so far. Antonio Banderas (best actor award at Cannes) is...
SPAIN | 112 minutes | 2019
Looking to hide a secret from her 12-year-old daughter Mahiro, a woman hires actor Yuichi Ishii to approach the girl and pretend to be her father. Taking...
UNITED STATES | 89 minutes | 2019
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