Tokyo Drifter by Tetsui Matsue Premieres at TIFF Tokyo International Film Festival 2011

The 24th Edition of TIFF or Tokyo International Film Festival concludes on October 30.

The Japanese selections include Tokyo Drifter directed by Tetsuaki Matsue (not the 1966 classic) described as follows in program:

"In May 2011, the director of Live Tape (2009 Japanese Eyes winner) shot his latest work on the neon-less streets of post-quake Tokyo. Musician Maeno sings and yells as he wanders on a rainswept night."

Tokyo Drifter has its World Premiere at TIFF Festival with second screening on October 29 at 5 PM at Cinemart Roppongi.

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(* Trailer for Tokyo Drifter from TIFF Festival's program pages)


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