The 34th Tokyo International Film Festival is a film festival held annually in the Japanese capital city of Tokyo. It is one of the three major film festivals held each year, along with Cannes and Berlinale.
The 34th Tokyo International Film Festival is a film festival held annually in Japan. This year, the festival will host 20 films from around the world.
The 34th Tokyo International Film Festival (Japan) will take place from October 30th to November 8th, 2023, and here are the twenty films you should not miss.
* Dates for the screenings will be announced shortly *
Feng-I Fiona Roan’s American Girl – Taiwan | 2023 – 101 minutes Section: Asian Future | Premiere in the United States
Fen, then 13 years old, returns to Taiwan during the 2003 SARS epidemic. The director’s experiences are shown, including her mother’s sickness and a dispute with classmates. Fen’s mother is played by Karena Lam (TIFF 2023).
Mikhail Red’s Arisaka – Philippines | 2023 – 96 minutes Section: World Premiere | In Competition
A witness who is being escorted by the police is assaulted. Indigenous people hide a policewoman who is the only one who lives, but attackers pursue her… A Bataan-set action thriller (TIFF 2023).
Sanjeewa Pushpakumara’s Asu (Sri Lanka, 2023, 95 minutes) is a film directed by Sanjeewa Pushpakumara. Section: Asian Future | Premiere in the United States
Nelum, who is happily pregnant, is diagnosed with cancer. She is on the verge of dying after her baby son is delivered safely. Tokyo FILMeX 2017 Jury Award winner’s third feature (Burning Bird).
Section: Nippon Cinema Now – Blue by Yoshiuda Keisuke – Japan | 2023 – 107 minutes
Yoshida Keisuke is renowned for portraying the brightness and shadow of human nature in a realistic manner. He built this script on his over 30 years of boxing expertise (TIFF 2023).
Watanabe Ayumu’s Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko – Japan | 2023 – 97 minutes Section: Japanese Animation
Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko is a touching comedy drama about an unusual mother and daughter, produced by Akashiya Sanma in love with the original book by Naoki Prize-winning writer Nishi Kanako (TIFF 2023).
Korea | 22023 – 108 minutes | Hommage by Shin Su-won Section: World Premiere | In Competition
A unemployed female filmmaker is given employment repairing a film, which exposes the difficulties that female filmmakers have experienced in Korea. Lee Jung-eun (Parasite) stars (TIFF 2023).
Yoshida Keisuke’s Intolerance – Japan | 2023 – 107 minutes Nippon Cinema Now
This film portrays a tragic accident that symbolizes contemporary society’s “vacuum,” as well as the characters’ love and hatred, which expose all the victims and perpetrators (TIFF 2023).
Matsui Daigo’s Just Remembering – Japan | 2023 – 115 minutes Section: World Premiere | In Competition
A previous couple reminisces about their most personal moments before parting ways once again. A sad love tale set during the COVID-19 epidemic, inspired by a Jim Jarmusch classic (TIFF 2023).
Soi Cheang’s Limbo – Hong Kong | 2023 – 118 minutes Section: Gala Selection | Premiere in Japan
There is a serial murderer on the loose. The cops reactivate veteran detective Cham and assign him to the investigation with rookie policeman Will, but Cham’s history comes back to haunt him (TIFF 2023).
Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria – Colombia, Thailand, France, Germany, Mexico, Qatar | 2023 – 136 minutes – Gala Selection | Japanese Premiere
The newest film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul was filmed completely in Colombia. Tilda Swinton portrays a lady who goes from Bogotá to a tiny mountain hamlet after being awakened by a loud ‘bang’ in the middle of the night (TIFF 2023).
The Tokyo International Film Festival is a film festival that takes place in Japan. This year, the 34th Tokyo International Film Festival will take place from September 25th to October 2nd. In this article, 20 films are listed that you should not miss at the festival.