Noce, Costanzo and Argento are Tokyo-bound
by Vittoria Scarpa
- La foresta di ghiaccio, Hungry Hearts and The Misunderstood have been selected for the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival, which will unspool from 23-31 October
This year, the selection for the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (23-31 October 2014) will once again boast three Italian titles.
Straight after screening at the Rome Film Festival, La foresta di ghiaccio [+see also:
interview: Claudio Noce
film profile], the second title by Claudio Noce, will enter the international competition at the most important film event in Japan; the movie will be joined in Tokyo by lead actor Adriano Giannini.
Saverio Costanzo and Alba Rohrwacher will also be present in Japan with Hungry Hearts [+see also:
interview: Saverio Costanzo
film profile] (in competition at Venice, winner of the Volpi Cup for Best Actor and Best Actress), which has been selected in the World Cinema section. Costanzo and Rohrwacher have already been to Tokyo once before in 2010, with The Solitude of Prime Numbers [+see also:
interview: Luca Marinelli
film profile]. Lastly, the World Cinema section will also present The Misunderstood [+see also:
film profile] by Asia Argento (Cannes 2014, Un Certain Regard).
The Italian selection for the festival was coordinated by the Istituto Luce Cinecittà, together with programming director Yoshi Yatabe; Istituto Luce Cinecittà will also be in charge of organising the artistic delegation going to Tokyo.
(Translated from Italian)