CHIHIRO IWASAKI

By Tomoko KANA

HORIZON FEATURES CO., LTD. - as PROD

Biography - Completed 2012

The first documentary on the unbeknown love and passionate life of Chihiro Iwasaki, one of Japan’s most reputed post-war female artists who lost everything to war yet found her destiny in children’s illustration.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Biography, Documentary, Family
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Tomoko KANA
    • Producer(s)
    • Yoji YAMADA
    • Synopsis
    • The first documentary on the unbeknown love and passionate life of Chihiro Iwasaki, one of Japan’s most reputed post-war female artists who lost everything to war yet found her destiny in children’s illustration.
      Through her career, she published numerous children’s books including the national long seller about the Vietnam war, improved the status of illustrators in Japan, and gained independence for woman.
      An Oscar-nominated “the Twilight Samurai “ (Tasogare Seibei) director YAMADA Yoji serves as executive producer.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Nov 01, 2008
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