Feb 4th, 2006

Atsushi will be a guest speaker at the Berlinale Talent Campus on Feb. 15th. >>view

Talent Success Story

Atsushi Funahashi, interviewed by Christoph Terhechte

Feb. 15th, Wed 16:00 - - House Of World Culture Restaurant

In co-operation with Berlinale Forum
Screening and Discussion
The story that US-based Japanese director Atsushi Funahashi will tell today started at the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2004. As a participant of the Talent Project Market he pitched his script to Takeshi Kitano's production company. The result of this successful deal runs in this year's Forum section and is titled BIG RIVER, a roadmovie about the borderless realms of friendship. Showing some sequences from BIG RIVER, Atsushi Funahashi, interviewed by Christoph Terhechte, will talk about the origin of his Japanese-US-Pakistani co-production and how he found his producer Mohammed Naqvi at the Campus 2004.

Jan 25th, 2006
Big River’s European Premiere @ Berlin Film Festival.

12.02.06 14:00  CinemaxX5 (press screening) EN
13.02.06 18:45  CineStar 8  EN
14.02.06 20:00  Colosseum  GER
15.02.06 12:30  Arsenal  GER
19.02.06 21:30  Delphi-Filmpalast  GER
EN: English subtitles
GER: German subtitles

Oct 7th, 2005
BIG RIVER: selected for the International Forum of New Cinema of Berlin Film Festival 2006.

Oct 5th, 2005
BIG RIVER: All screenings are sold out at Pusan International Film Festival.

Sept 19th, 2005
BIG RIVER: the final print complete! The first preview screening @ Technicolor NY.

Sept 12th, 2005
BIG RIVER: selected for the New Currents competition of Pusan International Film Festival.


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