Tuesday 12 November 2013

Cutting Chai with Bhawana Somaaya - Day 230

Takashi Miike at  18th  IFFK
 12.11.2013, Mumbai 

Popular director Takashi Miike and Japan will be one of the Contemporary Masters showcased at 2013 International Film Festival of Kerala scheduled to be held from Dec 6- 13 at Thiruvananthapuram . The 18th IFFK showcases 5 films of this popular but controversial Japanese filmmaker. He achieved notoriety in the festival circuit after taking audiences on kinetically unhinged and frequently disturbing joyrides in films like Audition (2000) Ichi the Killer (2001). Following his directorial debut in 1991, Miike has become one of the most prolific filmmakers in the World today. His films are popular in Japan where he has achieved cult status.  Films of Mike to be featured at at the festival are Audition, 13 Assassins, Crows, Hara kiri- Death of a Samurai and his last film Shield of Straw.
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