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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1984 - 28 July.5 August

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 1984


Original Title O-kon joururi
Italian Title La volpe, la donna saggia e la ballata magica
Category Official Competition
Section Competition
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 25'
Production Year 1982
Nationality Japan
Directed by Tadanari Okamoto

 regista tadanari okamotoTADANARI OKAMOTO

Tadanari Okamoto (January 11, 1932) is a Japanese independent animator. From 1965 he completed at least 37 short subject films in a wide variety of mediums, eight of which have been awarded the Ōfuji Noburō Award at the Mainichi Film Awards (more than any other director in the history of the prize) and his films have altogether earned at least 24 other awards internationally.
After working at MOM Productions, known for its stop motion work for Rankin/Bass, he founded his own production company, Echo Incorporated, in 1964, and soon after made a trip to visit Czech animator and director Břetislav Pojar. One of his last films, "Metropolitan Museum" (Metoroporitanmyūjiamu, 1984), was commissioned and broadcast across the nation by NHK, the national public broadcasting organization of Japan, as one of their Minna no Uta interstitial programs.