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2016

Living the game

LIVING THE GAME

リビング ザ ゲーム

(c)WOWOW/Tokyo Video Center/CNEX Studio

(c)WOWOW/Tokyo Video Center/CNEX Studio

Release Date
March, 3rd, 2018
Running Time
88 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
Blu-ray
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

WOWOW, TOKYO VIDEO CENTER, CNEX

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOKYO VIDEO CENTER

[ Story ]

Documentary that goes behind the scenes to show the high-stakes competition as professional video-gamers go for victory. Intimately portrays the highs and lows for international gamers who are alternately seen as darlings of our era and social outcasts.
Pro-gamers land huge sponsorship deals and snag prize money at tournaments around the world. Umehara Daigo is two-time champion at the top tournament EVO, where he faces off against Momochi and other rivals. What is the reality of these gamers who attract crazy fan bases around the world, all the while battling society's disapproval?

[ Official Site ]

https://tvfinternational.com/programme/6775/living-the-game

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2017 Hot Docs Film Festival
2017 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festiva
2018 Melbourne Documentary Film Festivall

[ Contact (International) ]

TVF International
375 City Road, EC1V 1NB, London, United Kingdom
tel: +44 0 20 7837 3000
E-mail: sales@tvf.co.uk
https://tvfinternational.com

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