Japan Cuts 2010 films announced

By kevin on May 28, 2010 at 6:10pm EDT

JAPAN CUTS Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema

Japan Society has posted the full list of films to be screened as part of their Japan Cuts Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema which will take place in NYC from July 1-16, 2010.

Here’s the list. The films marked with an asterisk will be co-presented with the 2010 New York Asian Film Festival.

About Her Brother (2010, North American Premiere, Dir. Yoji Yamada)
Accidental Kidnapper (2009, New York Premiere, Dir. Hideo Sakaki)
Alien vs. Ninja* (2010, World Premiere, Dir. Seiji Chiba)
Bare Essence of Life, aka Ultra Miracle Love Story (2009, New York Premiere, Dir. Satoko Yokohama)
The Blood of Rebirth* (2009, New York Premiere, Dir. Toshiaki Toyoda)
Boys on the Run* (2010, North American Premiere, Dir. Daisuke Miura)
Confessions* (2010, U.S. Premiere, Dir. Tetsuya Nakashima)
Crying Out Love, in the Center of the World (2004, New York Premiere, Dir. Isao Yukisada)
Dear Doctor* (2009, New York Premiere, Dir. Miwa Nishikawa)
Electric Button, aka Moon & Cherry (2004, U.S. Premiere, Dir. Yuki Tanada)
The Foreign Duck, The Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007, North American Premiere, Dir. Yoshihiro Nakamura)
Golden Slumber* (2010, New York Premiere, Dir. Yoshihiro Nakamura)
Hanging Garden (2005, Dir. Toshiaki Toyoda)
Kakera: A Piece of Our Life (2009, North American Premiere, Dir. Momoko Ando)
King of Thorn (2010, North American Premiere, Dir. Kazuyoshi Katayama)
Memories of Matsuko (2006, Dir. Tetsuya Nakashima)
Mutant Girls Squad* (2010, International Premiere, Dir. Noboru Iguchi, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Tak Sakaguchi)
Nightmare Detective 2 (2008, U.S. Premiere, Dir. Shinya Tsukamoto)
Oh, My Buddha!, aka Shikisoku Generation (2009, New York Premiere, Dir. Tomorowo Taguchi)
One Million Yen Girl (2008, U.S. Premiere, Dir. Yuki Tanada)
Parade (2009, New York Premiere, Dir. Isao Yukisada)
Sawako Decides* (2010, North American Premiere, Dir. Yuya Ishii)
Sweet Little Lies (2010, U.S. Premiere, Dir. Hitoshi Yazaki)
Villon’s Wife (2009, New York Premiere, Dir. Kichitaro Negishi)
Zero Focus (2009, U.S. Premiere, Dir. Isshin Inudo)

* Presented with the New York Asian Film Festival

More info here!

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