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2020

True north

TRUE NORTH

トゥルーノース

(c)2020 sumimasen

(c)2020 sumimasen

(c)2020 sumimasen

(c)2020 sumimasen

Release Date
June, 4th, 2021
Running Time
94 min
Genre
Drama , Animation
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (ProRes)

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[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOEI VIDEO

[ Story ]

3D animated drama about a family of Japanese descent surviving in a North Korean political prison camp. The film marks the directorial debut for {Happy} producer Shimizu Han Eiji and was selected for numerous international film festivals including the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The Paku family is living happily in Pyongyang when the father vanishes and the remaining family members get sent to a political prison camp. Yohan loses his innocent and gentle disposition in the grueling fight for survival, but his mother and younger sister try to live with decency and compassion.

[ Official Site ]

https://true-north.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2020 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Feature Films "Contrechamp"
2020 Bucheon International Animation Festival, Feature
2020 Tokyo International Film Festival, World Focus

[ Contact (International) ]

TOEI COMPANY, LTD.
International Sales & Acquisitions

3-2-17 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8108
tel: +81 3 3535 7621
fax: +81 3 3535 7622
E-mail: international@toei.co.jp
http://www.toei.co.jp/en

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