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  • "Akunin" wins the Grand Prize at the 65th Mainichi Film Awards

    January 18, 2011 @ 6:49 am

    The Mainichi Shinbun has announced their award winners for the 65th Mainichi Film Awards. Lee Sang-il's Japanese movie, "Akunin", which recently won Best Picture at the Kinema Junpo Awards, has got its second big national award with the Grand Prize at the Mainichi Film Awards.  The Best Film went to Kobayashi Masahiro's "Haru tono tabi". Tsutsumi Shinichi won Best Actor for his role in "Kokou no Mesu" (Lone Scalpel), and a special award h

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  • "Kokou no Mesu" wins best foreign film at 19th China Golden Rooster & Hundred Flowers Film Festival

    October 21, 2010 @ 5:57 am

    "Kokou no Mesu", which stars the talented actor, Tsutsumi Shinichi, won the Best Foreign Film Award at the 19th China Golden Rooster & Hundred Flowers Film Festival on October 16th.  The festival is one of the three biggest in China, and this is the second time that a Japanese movie has won the award, the other being "Okuribito" in 2008. On the win, Tsutsumi commented, "I'm very happy that this movie touched a chord with people in Chin

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