Tokyo Fiancée

A film by Stefan Liberski

2014 Belgium, France, Canada - Romance

synopsis

Her head filled with dreams, Amélie, 20, goes back to Japan, where she spent her childhood. To earn a living, she decides to give private classes in French and meets Rinri, her first and only student, a young Japanese man with whom she soon has an intimate relationship. Between surprises, happy times and the pitfalls of a culture shock that is both poetic and amusing, she discovers a side of Japan she had never seen before…

  • cast

    • Pauline Etienne (Amélie)
    • Taichi Inoue (Rinri)
    • Julie Le Breton (Christine)
    • Alice De Lencquesaing (Yasmine)
  • crew

    • Producers
    • Jacques-Henri & Olivier Bronckart (Versus Production)
    • Co-producers
    • Sylvie Pialat (Films du Worso)
    • Richard Lalonde (Forum Films)
    • Screenwriter
    • Stefan Liberski
    • from the novel by
    • Amélie Nothomb (Ni d'Eve, ni d'Adam - Ed. Albin Michel)
    • DoP
    • Hichame Alaquie
    • Music
    • Casimir Liberski
    • Editor
    • Frédérique Broos
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 100'
    • Ratio
    • 2.35
    • Language
    • French, English, Japanese
  • press reviews

awards & nominations +

  • Toronto 2014, Contemporary World Cinema
  • Namur FIFF 2014, Opening Film
  • Alice nella citta, Rome 2014
  • Best actress, Best cinematography, Best costumes nominations at Magritte Awards
  • Foreign - Audience Award @ Fort Lauderdale IFF

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screenings in festivals & markets +

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Domestic release :
Mar 4, 2015 (Eurozoom) / France