Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Best Director at the Venice International Film Festival “The Spy’s Wife” September 13 at 3:18 a.m.
At the Venice International Film Festival in Italy, one of the world’s three major film festivals, Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa was selected for Best Director for his film “The Spy’s Wife.”
It is the first time in 17 years that a Japanese director has won this award since Takeshi Kitano won the film Zatoichi in 2003.
What is Kurosawa Kiyoshi?
Kiyoshi Kurosawa is a 65-year-old from Hyogo Prefecture. He began to shoot 8 mm movies when he was in college, and in 1997 he attracted attention for his role in “PURE,” starring actor Koji Public Office.
At the Cannes Film Festival in France, one of the world’s three major film festivals, Circuit won the International Federation of Critics Award in 2001, the Jury Prize for “A Certain Perspective Category” for “Tokyo Sonata” in 2008, and the director’s award for “A Certain Perspective Category” for “Journey of the Shore” in 2015.
It depicts the anxiety of people living in modern society and is internationally regarded as “another Kurosawa” after akira Kurosawa, a master of the film industry.
What is the Spy’s Wife?
In the movie “The Spy’s Wife,” the main character is the wife of a man who happened to know state secrets just before the Pacific War and was suspected of becoming a traitor.
Yu Sakurai plays a woman who is born in the rough seas of the times with her husband, and Issey Takahashi plays a man who secrets are made public for justice.
Director Kurosawa, who has worked on many films on the stage of the present day, made a movie for the first time in Japan during the war in “The Spy’s Wife”.
“Spy’s Wife” will be broadcast on NHK’s BS8K in June and will be shown in cinemas nationwide from 16th next month.