• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Tokyo International Film Festival

Tokyo International Film Festival

Latest News

  1. Kuro: Tokyo Film Festival Review

    9:51 am PDT 10/22/2012
    Number of comments:

    Airi Kido, Yu Saitoh and Hideo Nakaizumi play odd bedfellows in Daisuke Shimote’s lighthearted debut feature. READ MORE

    • 0
  2. Tokyo International Film Festival to Screen 'Feng Shui' Despite Request to Withdraw Film

    4:56 am PDT 10/22/2012
    Number of comments:

    Hong Kong-China co-production "Floating City" has already been withdrawn from the festival amid China-Japan tensions over claims to a group of uninhabited islands. READ MORE

    • 0
  3. Japan in a Day: Tokyo Review

    9:24 pm PDT 10/21/2012
    Number of comments:

    Using crowd-sourced clips, Scott teams with Fuji for a poignant doc that screened on opening night of the festival. READ MORE

    • 0
  4. Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away: Tokyo Review

    9:23 pm PDT 10/20/2012
    Number of comments:

    James Cameron and Andrew Adamson join forces to present a fantastical love story, featuring the best of the world-famous circus troupe’s elaborate performances. READ MORE

    • 0
  5. 25th Tokyo International Fim Festival Opens With Thousands Greeting Local Stars

    8:31 am PDT 10/20/2012
    Number of comments:

    The nine-day event takes place at the Roppongi Hills complex, while the accompanying TIFFCOM market will be at a new venue in the Odaiba bay area from Oct. 23 to 25. READ MORE

    • 0
  6. Tokyo Intl' Film Fest Hit by China-Japan Tensions

    8:40 am PDT 09/25/2012
    Number of comments:

    Hong Kong-China film pulled from festival, with more withdrawals looking set to occur as row over islands spills into the entertainment world. READ MORE

    • 0
  7. Tokyo Intl' Film Festival Lineup Announced

    2:20 am PDT 09/20/2012
    Number of comments:

    25th edition of the festival has attracted a record number of entries from 90 countries around the world. READ MORE

    • 0
  8. Ridley Scott's 'Japan in a Day' to be Joint Opener at Tokyo International Film Festival

    10:03 pm PDT 09/13/2012
    Number of comments:

    The collaboration between the director and Fuji TV is to be the special opening film alongside "Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away." READ MORE

    • 2
  9. Clint Eastwood's 'Trouble With the Curve' to Close Tokyo International Film Festival

    10:38 pm PDT 09/05/2012
    Number of comments:

    The movie, about a baseball scout on the verge of retirement, was directed by Eastwood's protege Robert Lorenz and also stars Amy Adams, John Goodman and Justin Timberlake. READ MORE

    • 1
  10. 'Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away' to Open Tokyo Film Festival

    10:34 pm PDT 09/04/2012
    Number of comments:

    The 3D project promises to combine elements of Cirque du Soleil's live performances with a fictional narrative. READ MORE

    • 0
  11. Legendary Producer Raymond Chow Honored by Tokyo International Film Festival

    3:20 am PDT 08/30/2012
    Number of comments:

    The founder of powerhouse studio Golden Harvest will be presented with the TIFF Special Appreciation Award on Oct. 20. READ MORE

    • 3
  12. Roger Corman to Head Tokyo Festival Jury

    1:39 am PDT 06/12/2012
    Number of comments:

    The veteran producer and director will lead the jury at the Tokyo International Film Festival, 18 years after his first time as jury head. READ MORE

    • 0
  13. New Home For Tokyo International Film Festival Contents Market

    2:38 am PDT 03/19/2012
    Number of comments:

    October’s TIFFCOM contents market to relocate to a new venue overlooking Tokyo Bay. READ MORE

    • 0
  14. We Can't Change the World, But We Wanna Build a School in Cambodia: Film Review

    12:42 pm PST 01/01/2012
    Number of comments:

    This unconventional youth film with a mouthful of a title makes charity look hip and creative, and it gains persuasiveness by being based on a real-life account. READ MORE

    • 0
  15. Postcard: Film Review

    8:21 am PST 12/30/2011
    Number of comments:

    Japan's nominee for the best foreign language Academy Award is the 49th and final film from Japanese director Kaneto Shindo. READ MORE

    • 0
  16. Tokyo Island: Film Review

    2:28 pm PST 12/28/2011
    Number of comments:

    Female Robinson Crusoe politico-erotic fantasy is as amusing as it is baffling. READ MORE

    • 0
  17. Kaiji 2: Film Review

    2:10 pm PST 12/27/2011
    Number of comments:

    Japanese machine fetish reaches a hilarious height in "Kaiji 2," where the eponymous protagonist stakes millions of yen and several lives in a battle to out-wit a Pachinko (pinball) machine as monstrous as Megatron. READ MORE

    • 0
  18. 'Untouchables' Wins Top Prize at Tokyo Intl Film Fest

    8:59 am PDT 10/30/2011
    Number of comments:

    It's a good day for France as the film, by French screenwriter/director duo Eric Toledano and Oliver Nakache, takes the $50,000 prize and "When Pigs Have Wings" takes the audience award at the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival on Sunday. READ MORE

    • 0
  19. TIFFCOM Market Wraps in Tokyo With Meetings Still Going On

    9:57 am PDT 10/26/2011
    Number of comments:

    The 8th edition of the TIFFCOM market concluded on Wednesday at the Tokyo International Film Festival, with deals still being hammered out and business better than many had expected. READ MORE

    • 0
  20. TIFFCOM Market Opens at Tokyo Fest With Record Exhibitors

    8:37 pm PDT 10/24/2011
    Number of comments:

    The TIFFCOM market opened its high-rise doors Monday as the UniJapan Entertainment Forum got into full swing and the focus at the Tokyo International Film Festival shifted to business, for the next few days at least. READ MORE

    • 0
  21. Tokyo International Film Festival Opens With 'Three Musketeers,' Jackie Chan's '1911'

    9:23 am PDT 10/22/2011
    Number of comments:

    Chan, Milla Jovovich, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and trade and industry minister Yukio Edano were among the speakers on opening day. READ MORE

    • 0