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by Stefan Liberski


Her head filled with dreams, Amélie, 20, goes back to Japan, where she spent her childhood. To earn a living, she decides to give privates classes in French and meets Rinri, her first and only student, a young Japanese man with whom she soon has an intimate relationship. Between surprises, happy times and the pitfalls of a culture shock that is both poetic and amusing, she discovers a side of Japan she had never seen before

original title: Tokyo Fiancée
country: Belgium, Canada, France
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Stefan Liberski
film run: 100'
release date: FR 04/03/2015, BE 8/10/2014
cast: Pauline Etienne, Taichi Inoue, Julie LeBreton, Alice de Lencquesaing, Akimi Ota, Hiroki Kageyama, Tokio Yokoi
cinematography by: Hichame Alaouié
film editing: Frédérique Broos
producer: Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Olivier Bronckart, Richard Lalonde, Sylvie Pialat
production: Versus Production, Les Films du Worso, Forum Film
backing: Centre du Cinéma de la Communauté française de Belgique et des télédistributeurs wallons, MEDIA Programme
distributor: O'Brother, Abordar Casa de Películas


main awards/selection

Festival Internazionale del Film di Roma 2014 Alice nella Città
Brussels Film Festival 2015 
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur 2015 

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