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Magone - A Study on "The Crossroads of Fate" by Tsuchida Yasuhiko

Canadian Premiere

Magone — A Study on The Crossroads of Fate” by Tsuchida Yasuhiko

Atsushi Tanabe

Japan | 2021 | 1 h 36 min
Japanese |
Subtitles: English
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The director and narrator of the film, Atsushi Tanabe, inspired by Yasuhiko Tsuchidas book The Crossroads of Fate, sets out to meet this unusual glass artist who has long lived in Murano, and follows him on and off for eight years. The documentary is divided into seven chapters, each presenting different elements of Tsuchida’s life and creations. Over the course of Tanabe’s encounters with him at his studio in Murano, we get to know Tsuchida and the indefinable state of being that is magone.
Other festivals:
Snowdance Independent Film Festival, Germany (2022)
Arte Non Stop Festival, Best Opera Prima, Argentina, (2021)
Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Madrid, Spain (2021)
Mindfield Film Festival, Best Documentary Feature, United States (2021)
Toronto International Film Festival of Cift, Canada (2021)
Director Atsushi Tanabe
Production Rieko Sugimoto, Atsushi Tanabe
Cast Yasuhiko Tsuchida

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Yatai MTL


Atsushi Tanabe

Atsushi Tanabe

Born in 1971, the artist made his documentary with his own camera. He also plans and produces TV commercials, and music videos, focusing on his exhibitions and exhibition images of museums and literary museums.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team

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