The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival is about to start and one of this year’s special event is the celebration of the selected works of actresses Ando Sakura, Mitsushima Hikari, Miyazaki Aoi, and Aoi Yu. Dubbed ‘Muses of Japanese Cinema’, the four are also expected to join panel discussions right after the film showing.
The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is excited to unveil the key visual of the Muses of Japanese Cinema: Sakura ANDO, Yu AOI, Hikari MITSUSHIMA and Aoi MIYAZAKI. Photographed by the acclaimed photographer and film director Mika NINAGAWA, the theme of the visual is celebration and the unique and attractive characteristics of “Tokyo.” In this year’s Japan Now section, we are highlighting the work of these four iconic actresses in honor of the powerful sparks they generate on screen, their collaborations with renowned directors and their increasing international stature as one of the special programs planned to celebrate our 30th anniversary. [read more]
Each will have two featured movies. Extensive discussions of these films after the jump!