Released in November, 2010
official website : http://www.kaitanshi.com
WILCO Co., Ltd.
Produced and Distributed by
Distributed in Hokkaido by
Distributed in cooperation with
Cinema Syndicate Japan
AWARD / FESTIVAL :
The 23rd Tokyo International Film Festival, Competition section films.
Award in 12th Cinemanila International Film Festival 2010.
– Lino Brocka Grand Prize.
– Vic Silayan Award for Best Actor.
Special Prize at the 25th Takasaki Film Festival.
Best Motion Picture at Matsumoto Cinema Select Award 2010.
“Sketches of Kaitan City” ranked 9th by the 84th Kinema Jumpo Best 10.
The 13th Deauville Asian Film Festival , France
-Competition section films.
-LOTUS DU JURY – Prix du Jury ex-aequo / Jury Prize ex aequo
The 12th Jeonju International Film Festival , Korea
-Cinemascape | World Cinema
Japanese Film Festival Singapore 2011 , Singapore
Screenplay by Takashi Ujita
Directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri
Based on a novel : Yasushi Sato(from “Writings of Sato Yasushi,” published by Crane)