‘Perfect Days,’ Cannes Best Actor Award Winner, Sells Out Worldwide

Wim Wenders’ “Perfect Days,” which received the perfect actor award for Koji Yakusho on the Cannes Film Festival, has bought out worldwide. The Match Factory is dealing with worldwide gross sales.

As beforehand introduced, North American rights went to Neon and France went to Haut et Court.

Further gross sales included U.Ok./Ireland/Latin America/Turkey (MUBI), Australia/New Zealand (Madman), Benelux (Paradiso), China (DDDream), Italy (Lucky Red), Spain (A Contracorriente), Switzerland (DCM), Baltics (A-One Baltics), Bulgaria (Art Fest), CIS (A-One), Czech Republic and Slovakia (Aerofilms), Former Yugoslavia (MCF), Greece (Feelgood Entertainment), Hong Kong (Edko Films), Hungary (Cirko), Israel (Lev Cinemas), Poland (Gutek), Portugal (Alambique), Romania (Bad Unicorn), Scandinavia (Future Film) and Taiwan (Applause).

The movie (learn our interview with Wim Wenders right here) is a deeply transferring and poetic reflection on discovering magnificence within the on a regular basis world round us. It follows Hirayama, who appears completely content material along with his easy life as a cleaner of bathrooms in Tokyo. Outside of his very structured on a regular basis routine he enjoys his ardour for music and for books. And he loves timber and takes images of them. A collection of surprising encounters steadily reveal extra of his previous.

Koji Yakusho leads the solid. In 2005, he co-starred in “Memoirs of a Geisha,” which was nominated for six Academy Awards. In the next yr, he co-starred in “Babel,” a movie that was honored by the Cannes Film Festival and earned Golden Globes and Academy Awards.

Along along with his worldwide success, Yakusho has starred in a big selection of movies in Japan, the place his numerous appearing vary has garnered him excessive reward, together with “The Eel” (1997) and “Eureka” (2001). More lately, he was awarded finest main actor on the Chicago Intl. Film Festival for his efficiency in “Under the Open Sky” (2020).

Other solid members embody Arisa Nakano, Tokio Emoto, Arisa Nakano, Aoi Yamada and Yumi Aso. The script is by Wenders and Takuma Takasaki. The director of pictures is Franz Lustig.

The movie is produced by Koji Yanai, Wenders and Takuma Takasaki. The govt producer is Koji Yakusho. The co-producers are Reiko Kunieda, Keiko Tominaga, Kota Yabana and Yasushi Okuwa.

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