2017.09.16 [Updates]
30th Tokyo International Film Festival Opening, Closing and Special Opening Presentation

The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is pleased to announce the Special Screenings Section lineup, including the Opening and Closing Films for our 30th anniversary edition. Fullmetal Alchemist, directed by Fumihiko Sori and starring Ryosuke Yamada, will open the festival on October 25, and An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, directed by Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen and featuring former US Vice President Al Gore, will close the festival on November 3.
In addition, as the 30th TIFF’s Special Opening Presentation, we will screen highlights from the upcoming release Legend of the Demon Cat, the largest-ever Japan-China co-production, directed by Chen Kaige and starring Shota Sometani during the Opening Ceremony.
⇒Special Screenings Section Line Up

Fullmetal Alchemist (2017/Japan) – World Premiere
Fullmetal Alchemist

©2017 Hiromu Arakawa/SQUARE ENIX ©2017 “FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST” Film Partners

A fantasy/action spectacular that brings to live action the epic world of the hit comic series that has sold over 70 million copies around the world. Two brothers embark on a journey to regain all they have lost!
Director: Fumihiko Sori
Cast: Ryosuke Yamada, Tsubasa Honda, Dean Fujioka, Yasuko Matsuyuki
*Tickets for this title will be sold by pre-order lottery.
Official Website (Japanese)

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017/ USA)
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

©2017 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
Director: Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk
Cast: Al Gore
Official Website (Japanese)

■Special Opening Presentaion
Legend of the Demon Cat (2017/China=Japan=Hong Kong)
Legend of the Demon Cat

©2017 New Classics Media,Kadokawa Corporation,Emperor Motion Pictures,Shengkai Film

The acclaimed director Chen Kaige presents a spectacular epic film about the greatest mystery in history, based on the best-selling Japanese novel by Baku Yumemakura, featuring Chinese and Japanese stars.
Director: Chen Kaige
Cast: Shota Sometani, Huang Xuan, Hiroshi Abe
Official Website (Japanese)
⇒Special Screenings Section Line Up

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