Competition to screen 14 titles including the world premieres of Japanese films Tezuka’s Barbara and A Beloved Wife.
Masayuki Suo’s ’Talking The Pictures’ will receive a Gala Screening on October 31.
The title marks the 50th anniversary of the popular Tora-san series.
Confirmed titles include Lav Diaz’s The Halt, Prachya Pinkaew’s Sisters and Folklore episode Tatami.
Festival’s 31st edition built bridges to China and Southeast Asia.
The Chinese director talks about recreating 1980s China in his Tokyo International Film Festival competition title.
Imaizumi’s drama about millennials navigating love is one of only two Japanese features in TIFF Competition.
The veteran filmmaker shines a light on a taboo topic in Japan.
Three childhood friends find reunion to be a rocky road in Junji Sakamoto’s intimate drama.
Morgan worked with Golden Harvest in Hong Kong in the 1970s, helping to bring stars like Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan to the world.
Three filmmakers explained how they’re using music to deliver political messages and explore their countries’ complex histories.
Market will start using two new screening venues and remain in Sunshine City for at least the next two years.
Japan’s Sammy Corporation, Sola Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet are also partners on the film.