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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Yuki & Nina

Fortnight 2009, Feature film, 1h33

Synopsis

Nine-year-old Yuki learns that her parents are separating. Her father is French, her mother Japanse. She will have to follow her mother to Japan, leaving everything behind in Paris, beginning with her friend, Nina. Together, they imagine ruses to bring about a reconciliation. Finally, running away seems the only solution. Their new destination is the forest.

Directors

Hippolyte Girardot

Hippolyte Girardot was born in Boulogne-Billancourt in 1955. He acquired a taste for acting with Aline Issermann’s Le Destin de Juliette. He went on to work with Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Berri, Eric Rochant, and, more recently, Arnaud Desplechin, Pascale Ferran and Amos Gitaï. Yuki & Nina is his first feature as director.

Nobuhiro Suwa

Nobuhiro Suwa was born in Hiroshima in1960. He has made documentaries and fiction films. M/Other, shown in the 1999 Quinzaine des Réalisateurs ( Prix FIPRESCI ), put him in the limelight. He received the Special Jury Prize and the CICAE Prize at Locarno in 2005 for Un couple parfait starring Valéria Bruni-Tedeschi and Bruno Todeschini. Nobuhiro Suwa is currently president of Tokyo Zokei University.

Arielle Moutel
Hippolyte Girardot
Marilyne Canto
Noë Sampy
Tsuyu

Screenplay
Nobuhiro Suwa, Hippolyte Girardot

Image
Josée Deshaies

Sound
Dominique Lacour, Raphaël Girardot, Olivier Dô Huu, Takeshi Ogawa

Editing
Hisako Suwa, Laurence Briaud

Music
Foreign Office, réalisée par Lily Margot et Doc Mateo

Set decoration
Emmanuel de Chauvigny, Véronique Barnéoud, China Suzuki

Production : Comme des cinémas 10 villa Laugier 75017 Paris France Tél : +33 (0)1 44 29 74 00 Fax : +33 (0)1 44 29 74 01 comme-des-cine@wanadoo.fr Co-Production: Les films du lendemain (France) ARTE France Cinéma Bitters End (Japon) Ventes à l’étranger / Foreign sales : Films distribution 34, rue du Louvre 75001 Paris France Tél : +33 (0)1 53 10 33 99 Fax : +33 (0)1 53 10 33 98 info@filmsdistribution.com www.filmsdistribution.com Distribution : Ad Vitam 6 rue de l’Ecole de Médecine 75006 Paris France Tél : +33 (0)1 46 34 75 74 Fax : +33 (0)1 46 34 75 09 contact@advitamdistribution.com www.advitamdistribution.com Presse / Publicist : France : Marie Queysanne Internationale : Viviana Andriani / Rendez-Vous 25 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré 75008 Paris France Tel : +33 (0)1 42 66 36 35 viviana.andriani@wanadoo.fr