Takeshi FUKUNAGA 福永壮志

Mountain Woman

Nippon Cinema   ª 

Tohoku, late 18th century: Born into a family of outcasts, Rin is despised by her village community. One day, her father, who is unable to stand the hunger, steals some rice. Rin takes the blame and leaves the village, heading for the mountains, where she meets a mysterious man. Takeshi FUKUNAGA’s mystic drama evokes the legends about Mount Hayachine.


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Guests:
Takeshi FUKUNAGA, Eric NYARI, Toko MIURA

Sat., June 10, 2023, 19:00

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Mousonturm Saal

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European premiere in presence of the director Takeshi FUKUNAGA, the producer Eric NYARI and the actress Toko MIURA

Original with English subtitles

NOT approved for persons under 18 years

Sun., June 11, 2023, 15:00

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Eldorado Arthouse Cinema

Tickets

European premiere in presence of the director Takeshi FUKUNAGA, the producer Eric NYARI and the actress Toko MIURA

Original with English subtitles

NOT approved for persons under 18 years

Cityscapes & Countryside Drama Historical

山女
Yama onna

Japan, USA 2022

100 minutes

About Takeshi FUKUNAGA
福永壮志

Takeshi FUKUNAGA was born in Hokkaido Prefecture in 1982 and studied film production and film editing in New York. His first feature film OUT OF MY HAND premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2015. His second feature film AINU MOSIR (2020 / NC ’21) was made with the support of the Cannes Cinéfondation and had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. In addition to his accolades for his directorial work, he won numerous prizes as an editor, like for THE BIRTH OF SAKÉ (2015 / NC ’16).