Engaging with the world
JAPAN , Singapore
| 77 minutes | 2018
Two years after Yamato (California), the Japanese director is back with a Singaporean jaunt that’s a cross between a guided tour and a surreal music video. Featuring a heroine who loses her friend and her phone in the vast city, the film uses an array of styles to convey with aplomb and self-assurance our age of incessant communication. Miyasaki devotes lavish attention to filming Singapore’s cityscapes. Aided by actress Nina Endo, who also appeared in his previous film, and a soundtrack by The Are and Lil’Yukichi, the filmmaker delivers an offbeat account of a young woman’s strange journey. CANADIAN PREMIEREQ&A with the director
End of the Night (2011)Yamato (California) (2016)TOURISM (2018)
Summer 1990. The Chilean people are finally throwing off the yoke of the repressive Pinochet dictatorship. In search of freedom, a handful of families have...
CHILE , Brazil , Argentina , Netherlands | 77 minutes | 2018
The sea and its endless horizons. For some, it represents freedom from the stress of urban life. For others, it’s the involuntary passage to a new...
GERMANY , Austria | 77 minutes | 2018
Indonesia, the country I shed my blood to defend. Left to fend for themselves on the fringes of a society and family that have stigmatized them,...
BELGIUM , Indonesia | 77 minutes | 2018
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