Screening & talk show of “The Brightest Roof in the Universe”. A story of miracle and love. The latest work of director Michihito Fujii, who won the 43rd Japan Academy Prize for Best Picture in “The Journalist”!
Project Producer：Koko Maeda
Cast：Kaya Kiyohara、Kaori Momoi、Kentaro Ito、Hidetaka Yoshioka、Maki Sakai、Miki Mizuno、Takashi Yamanaka、Kotaro Daigo
The Brightest Roof in the Universe（2020/Japan/115min）
Nov 21 (Sat.) 14：30～at NTT Cred Hall
※The time to start screenings and the speakers can be changed due to unavoidable circumstances.
Fujii, born on August 14, 1986, started his career in film at Nihon University College of Art in Tokyo where he studied for a degree in cinematography. In 2010, he established the video production company, Babel Label, and in 2014 went on to direct his first feature film, “Oh! Father!” which was based on a novel by Kotaro Isaka. Since then, he has directed numerous films, including “We Are” (2018), “Day and Night” (2019), and “The Journalist,” released in 2019, which received 6 Japan Academy Film Prize nominations and won three. He is currently directing the much-awaited film, “The Family,” which is due to be released in 2021.
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