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Yamagata Forged Blades - Tools for Everyday Life

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(2016 / 22 min)

 

Yamagata Forged Blades are famous for forging high-quality blades like knives and secateurs with its succession of tradition over 650 years.

Filmmaker

Director: Mr. SATO Koichi

《Biography》

Born in 1977 in Tendo City, Yamagata, Japan. In 1998, his short film “Tanago-Biyori” won the Gold Prize at the 20th Tokyo Video Festival (Sponsored by JVC). He directed “Hidden Youth of Teppei-Kun” (06) and the web drama “Machi no Hikari ကျေးဇူးဘဲ (Thank you in Burmese)” (20), starring SHOJI Mei (TOKYO GIRL’S STYLE). He was the cinematographer for the documentary films “A Voiceless Cry” (Dir: HARAMURA Masaki/ 2016), “Silent Revolution” (Dir: WATANABE Satoshi/ 2017), and “YUKIGUNI” (Dir: WATANABE Satoshi/ 2018). His documentary film “The World’s ‘Top’ Theater” (17), narrated by OHSUGI Ren, was first shown at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2017 and is now playing at the theaters in Japan.

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“The World’s ‘Top’ Theater” Trailer

  • Directed by SATO Koichi
  • Screened at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2017 and 2019
  • Screened at the Nara International Film Festival 2018
  • To be screened at the 34th Annual Takasaki Film Festival