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Marrakech — Hirokazu Kore-eda graced the stage at the Marrakech Film Festival along with Japan’s top filmmakers to receive this year’s homage to Japanese cinema from the hands of French star and jury president Isabelle Huppert on Tuesday evening.
Upon receiving the award, Kore-eda thanked the festival’s president Melita Toscan du Plantier and artistic director Bruno Barde, among other personalities, for putting together an “impressive retrospective of 27 movies that give a glimpse of the best of Japanese cinema.”
The critically acclaimed director, whose latest pic “Like Father, Like Son” won Cannes’ jury prize and ecumenical jury award, spoke more specifically about three movies that have inspired him as a filmmaker.
“First of all, one of the best films I’ve seen in my whole life is ‘Floating Clouds’ by Mikio Naruse, then a film that rejoices me totally each time I see it – even though I don’t »
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2 items from 2014
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