‘They Say Nothing Stays The Same’ Nabbed by Movie Motion For North The usa (Exceptional)

Movie Motion has obtained North American rights to “They Say Nothing at all Stays The Similar,” the aspect film debut of Joe Odagiri, a popular Japanese actor and musician.

The lushly lensed Japanese drama premiered at Venice and went on to participate in at Busan. Amongst its many accolades, the pic won finest feature movie at Antalya Golden Orange Movie Pageant in Turkey and was nominated for the Golden Star at El Gouana. It also performed at the New York Asian Movie Festival.

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“They Say Nothing at all Stays The Same” will have a theatrical release in 2021, followed by a roll-out on digital and household amusement platforms. The announcement was made by Michael Rosenberg, the president of Film Motion and Maki Shimizu of the Kinoshita Team.

Headlined by Akira Emoto, the film offers a robust crew which includes Christopher Doyle, the cinematographer of “Paranoid Park” Emi Wada, the costume designer of “Ran” as properly as Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan.

Set in Meiji-period Japan, the film follows a lonely outdated ferryman (Emoto), who earns a modest residing by ferrying villagers, livestock and products again and forth across the river. With the construction of a big bridge in the pipeline, Toichi could reduce his job and the only human connections he has. But when he rescues a mysterious younger female from drowning, his life is remodeled eternally.

“Though Joe Odagari is regarded close to the planet as the star of dozens of films and a talented musician with a massive next, ‘They Say Almost nothing Stays the Same’ demonstrates that he has the beating heart of a real auteur,” claimed Rosenberg.

“We consider this is the ideal movie to remind audiences why it is really worth observing videos in a darkish auditorium on the huge monitor, and we seem ahead to creating it out there for particularly that afterwards this 12 months,” added Rosenberg.

Film Movement’s recent acquisitions also involve “Fear,” Ivaylo Hristov’s debut which won the Grand Prize at Tallinn as effectively as the LGBT drama “Poppy Field” and Cathy Yan’s debut characteristic “Dead Pigs.”

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