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Naomi Kawase 2009 Recipient Carrosse d'Or

  • One of my favorite events of last year's Cannes was when the people at the Director's Fortnight section bestowed the top honor of Carrosse d’Or upon Jim JarmuschJim Jarmusch
[/link] (here is my coverage) - it is a life achievement award where they don't wait until the filmmaker has turned old and grey. This year, the award goes to a Japanese filmmaker who've I only been introduced by her most recent effort - the gorgeous looking, mind-boggling The Mourning Forest. Naomi Kawase will receive the honor at the opening of the section and will show a re-edited version of her 2000 feature Hotaru. Kawase, a regular at the festival, won the Grand Prix (see pic) in 2007 for The Mourning Forest. Without the entire schedule out, it is hard to plan ahead, but I should be covering this again this year. Anyone out there a fan of Kawase?...
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