With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

ACF 159: The Chasing World @ NYTFGP

The Chasing World
Directed by Issey Shibata
Japan, 2008, 98 min.
US Premiere

The Chasing World will screen tomorrow night, Wednesday, October 8th as part of the New York - Tokyo Film Grand Prix 2008 Festival. Shibata's film, for which he also wrote the screenplay, is based on writer Yusuke Yamada best selling novel Riaru onigokko/Tag for Real. Both book and film tell the action-packed story of a surreal game of tag. While the novel was set in 3000 A.D., director Shibata has chosen to utilize the concept of a parallel universe.

The US Premiere will take place at:

Tribeca Cinemas
54 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013
Doors open 6:00 - Film starts 7:00pm

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