The benchmark to East Asia is built through moving image.
Six actresses -- Youn Yuh-jung, Lee Mi-sook, Go Hyun-jung, Choi Ji-woo, Kim Min-hee and Kim Ok-bin, each portraying themselves -- come together for a Vogue Korea magazine photo shoot at a studio in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul on Christmas Eve, resulting in a clash of egos between individuals not used to sharing the limelight.
Ganbappe Hura gâru
A tourist attraction where located Iwaki City of Fukushima which received extensive damage by Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami has reopened. Its name is "Spa Resort Hawaiians". Women who was hawaiian dancers in the resort are campaigning for revival of Fukushima.
DIE WOLKE(The Cloud)
DIE WOLKE (The Cloud) is about a breakdown of a nuclear power station in Germany and the story of two teenager-lovers Hannah and Elmar who take refuge. 38.000 people die and Hannah unfortunately becomes contaminated.
We Shall Overcome Someday
Another "Romeo and Juliet" story, staged in Kyoto, 1968. A nice, normal, nonviolent type high school boy happened to fall in love with "Resident Korean" girl when she was playing a Korean folk song, "Imjin River," on a flute. Then he tries to master the song to get close to her. The story concentrates on his struggle to not only master a song, but win the love of a girl who seems to live in an alien, hostile world. Enthusiastically supported by young film goers, Recorded over 6 million USD domestic box office in 2006.
It is 1965 and in Japan, one by one the old mining towns begin there long slow decline. But for one small town way up north, one man's vision is to build Japan's first Hawaiian Village as a way to save the town. The only problem is that no one knows what the Hula is!
In this hilariously touching comedy based on the true story, the skepticism and conservatism of the locals is gradually overcome as their daughters are recruited as HULA GIRLS under one talented and determined dance instructor from Tokyo.
A young couple starts dating, but their happy days are interrupted by a single fact: she is planning to apply for a local university but he is not. The girl pleads with her boyfriend not to go away and he starts to think over the priorities in his life. Produced by Shunji Iwai, a famous film director well known for the 1995 hit movie "Love Letter"
Set in 1943, baseball is banned in Japan as "a sport of the enemy country" as Japan is at war with the U.S. The baseball match between Waseda University and Keio University (the So-Kei game), which is hugely popular nationwide, is no exception. Despite the harsh conditions, students and faculty members decide to make arrangements to hold "one last So-Kei game" to give a send-off to students who may be drafted to war at anytime and may not return alive. Based on true story.
Blue Song -- "Proud of My Voice" Youth Version
Story concerns four teenagers trying to make their musical marks in famous amateur talent show, while they struggle for their own future. Set in Mutsu city, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, this film depicts the gap between the ideal and reality of young people who are born in rural area. A painful but heart warming spin-off story from 1999 hit movie "Amateur Singing Contest".
Hors de Prix
On the Riviera with her elderly provider to celebrate her birthday, Irene slips down to the hotel bar when he falls asleep on her. She mistakes barman Jean for a well-healed guest and he encourages the deceit by taking her up to the Royal Suite for the night. A year later the same thing happens but this time her lover finds out and disowns her. Now knowing Jean is indeed a barman of little means doesn't stop her from continuing to live in style until his money is gone. He soon finds himself in Irene's business with older and worldly-wise Madeleine, and though Irene also takes up with a new paramour the two of them keep in increasingly close touch.