17 May '11, 10am

CANNES Q&A: ‘Tatsumi’ Director Eric Khoo

Interweaving Tatsumi’s stories with snippets about his youth in post-WWII Japan taken from the autobiography, A Drifting Life, the animated film could help introduce a whole new audience to the gekiga (dramatic pictures) style Tatsumi developed in the late 1950s – a style that would shape comics in his homeland, and around the world, for decades to come. As he prepared to accompany his “sensei” to Cannes, Singaporean Khoo talked with The Hollywood Reporter’s Jonathan Landreth.

Full article: http://www.sinema.sg/2011/05/17/cannes-qa-tatsumi-directo...

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