Other Screenings

2004-02-27 | In Vanda’s Room Opens in Tokyo

At long last, In Vanda’s Room, winner of the Mayor’s Prize and a FIPRESCI Prize in YIDFF 2001’s international competition, is to receive a theatrical release! Its director, Pedro Costa, was a participant in the Celebrating Yasujiro Ozu’s centenary International Symposium in Tokyo last year. Don’t miss the chance to see this shocking work by Portuguese prodigy which has garnered the acclaim of filmmakers and film fans all around the world.

In Vanda’s Room
Pedro Costa / PORTUGAL, GERMANY, SWITZERLAND / 2000 / 178 min

March 13 (Saturday)
* Director Pedro Costa will be present on the opening day (scheduled at 15:30)
Theater Image Forum
Advance tickets: 1,500 yen
(now on sale at the theater, PIA, Playguide in Tokyo)
Door sales: General admission 2,000 yen, Students 1,700 yen

Note: Also scheduled for release at Cine Nouveau (Osaka) and other theaters nationwide
For more information In Vanda’s Room website (Japanese)


2004-02-27 | In Vanda’s Room Special Commemorative Program:
Pedro Costa Retrospective 2004 in Tokyo

To celebrate the release of In Vanda’s Room, this one-off screening presents four feature-length works by director Pedro Costa, from his first long-form film O Sangue to his latest documentary on Jean-Marie Straub. Costa is also scheduled to make a personal appearance at this event.

O Sangue (1989)
Casa de Lava (1994)
Ossos (1997)
Daniele Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub cineastes / Ou git votre sourire enfoui? (2001)

Note: All films will be screened with Japanese subtitles

March 2 (Tuesday) –13 (Saturday)
(Closed: Sunday and Monday)
Athenee Francais Cultural Center (Ochanomizu, Tokyo)

For more information Athenee Francais Cultural Center website (Japanese)