30.09. - 09.10.2021

Tatsumi Singapore 2011 | 96 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Eric Khoo

Eric Khoo, (*1965) is a much awarded director, screenwriter and producer from Singapore. Three of his films were presented at Cannes: 12 Storeys (1997), Be With Me (2005) and My Magic (2008 in competition).

rated for 0 + years

Tatsumi celebrates the life and work of Japanese comics artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Already published as a teenager, talented Tatsumi finds even greater inspiration after meeting his idol, famous Disneyesque animator Osamu Tezuka. In 1957, Tatsumi coins the term gekiga (dramatic pictures) and redefines the manga landscape by encouraging an alternative genre for adults. Realistic and disquieting, Tatsumi’s work begins to grapple with the darker aspects of life… Eric Khoo’s animated feature brings the classic stories to the big screen for the first time.

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Original title: Tatsumi
Film type: Animation
Original language: Japanese
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Eric Khoo
Screenplay: Eric Khoo
Producer: Tan Fong Cheng, Phil Mitchell
Director of Photography:
Music: Christopher Khoo
Production Design: Art Widhi Saputro
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: The Match Factory GmbH | Balthasarstrasse 79-81 | 50670 Köln | Germany | Phone: +49 221 539 709-45 | Email:
Production: Zhao Wei Films; Infinite Frameworks


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