3 international directors (Michel Gondry, Leos Carax, and Bong Joon-ho) converge to create this new film about the imaginative chaos that is Tokyo. “Tokyo: The Movie” has one engagement at the Nuart in West LA on March 20th. See you there. Here’s the trailer..
This collaborative approach reminds me of one of my favorites films of all time, “Paris Je T’aime“, which combines the incredible talents of the world’s greatest auteurs. The Cohens, Tykwer, and Van Sant were the standouts for me. The most striking element of this film to me was how teams of different directors/DP’s managed to conform all their styles/looks to create a film that seemingly appears as if it were directed by one. A wonderful achievement in cinema. It even makes Parisians seem likable! Here’s the trailer if you’ve never seen..