Search All

Search by Title

Release year:
Production year:

Advance Search

Search by Cast/Staff

Advance Search

Search by Company/Association

Advance Search

Categories

Genres

Genres: Specify

2020

True north

TRUE NORTH

トゥルーノース

(c)2020 sumimasen

(c)2020 sumimasen

Release Date
June, 4th, 2021
Running Time
94 min
Genre
Drama , Animation
Color
Color
Screening Format
-

[ Directed by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOEI VIDEO

[ Story ]

When Yohan is nine years old, he, his mother and sister are forcibly relocated to a notoriously cruel political prison camp in North Korea. His innocence is gradually eroded by the harsh brutality of the camp, while the rest of his family tries to maintain their decency and compassion for their fellow humans. Years later, after being devastated by the sudden and tragic loss of a loved one, he begins to reassess the meaning of his life - even as he struggles to survive in the worst imaginable living conditions.

[ 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

Relative Titles

Hazard Lights (working title)

Hazard Lights (working title) (2021)

Director
SAKAKI Hideo
Cast
YASUDA Ken, YAMADA Yuki

Sugai works as a driver at a chauffeur service company at night. On the night of a full moon weekend, he is told to pair up with a newcomer Kariya. Kariya is a mysterious young guy who gives a silly quiz to Sugai while they work. Sometime later, a d...

Release Date
2022
MANKAI MOVIE "A3!" -AUTUMN & WINTER-

MANKAI MOVIE "A3!" -AUTUMN & WINTER- (2021)

Director
KURATA Kenji
Cast

"Director! Please make our talent blossom!" Veludo, a suburb of Tokyo, is a mecca for actors and home to many theatre companies along its famous Veludo Way. The film audience's point of view will overlap with that of the female POV character, a form...

Release Date
2022
THE PASS: LAST DAYS OF THE SAMURAI

THE PASS: LAST DAYS OF THE SAMURAI (2020)

Director
KOIZUMI Takashi
Cast
YAKUSHO Koji, MATSU Takako, NAKADAI Tatsuya

First film adaptation of Shiba Ryotaro's famed work "Touge" about the heroic Kawai Tsugunosuke, known as the "last samurai." Direction and screenplay by Koizumi Takashi, who worked as assistant director on numerous Kurosawa Akira films. In 1867 as t...

Release Date
2022
THE UNNAMEABLE DANCE

THE UNNAMEABLE DANCE (2021)

Director
INUDO Isshin
Cast
TANAKA Min, ISHIHARA Rin, NAKAMURA Tatsuya

--No Genre-- Most dance belongs to a genre of some kind: ballet, jazz dance, social dance, hip-hop, or contemporary. There is also a "dark" kind of butoh dance whose founder was the brilliant Tatsumi Hijikata, a style of dance now recognized all ove...

Release Date
2022