A Reunion of Taiwan and Japanese Filmmakers: 12 Years Later
  • Mickey Chen
  • Hsiao Chu-chen
  • Lo Shin-chieh
    Wang Hsiu-ling
  • Wu Yao-tung
  • Yang Li-zhou
  • Kobayashi Shigeru
  • Matsue Tetsuaki
  • Tsuchiya Yutaka
  • Terashima Mari
  • Wu Yii-feng
  • Matsue Tetsuaki
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    Born in 1977. After graduating from the Japan Academy of Moving Images, has been active in original forms of film production and distribution. The author of the book Self Documentary.

    Annyong Kimchi

    - JAPAN / 1999 / Japanese, Korean / Color / 16mm / 52 min

    Director: Matsue Tetsuaki
    Photography: Matsue Tetsuaki, Mogi Kazuki
    Editing: Yoshida Hiraku, Seki Masanori
    Music: Okano Samu
    Narration: Matsue Masako
    Producer: Yamatani Tetsuo, Yoshida Hiraku
    Production, Source: Japan Institute of the Moving Image, Tip Top (Matsue Tetsuaki)

    Assigned to make a thesis film for school, the filmmaker thought about his ethnic roots for the first time. His Korean grandfather had turned his back on his homeland and led an assimilated life as a Japanese. What did he mean to tell his grandson when he called him “dumb ass” on his deathbed? A reportage about a Korean-Japanese family, theatrically released in 2000. This film won a Special Mention and the NETPAC Award at YIDFF 1999.

    Live Tape

    - JAPAN / 2009 / Japanese / Color / Blu-ray / 74 min

    Director: Matsue Tetsuaki
    Photography: Kondo Ryuto
    Sound Recording: Yamamoto Takaaki
    Production Company: Tip Top
    World Sales: lolite Films Inc.

    Musician Maeno Kenta suddenly begins to sing near a crowded shrine on New Year’s Day, 2009. He continues to sing as he walks through the town of Kichijoji to an open-air stage in Inokashira Park, the final destination, where he meets his band and performs. An unprecedented music video of 16 songs, all in one shot of 74 minutes, no cuts.