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DN170: Kakera – Momoko Andô

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When you’re born into a filmmaking family the question isn’t if you’ll pick up the camera, but rather if you’ll manage to forge your own identity as a filmmaker when you do. With her debut feature, Kakera: A Piece of Our Life, Momoko Ando has been able to do just that, drawing comparisons with other leading female directors around the world, rather than simply being considered a clone of her celebrated filmmaker father Eiji Okuda. We discuss sources of inspiration and making features in Japan.

What I really believe is to be very honest with your work, that’s the least responsibility that you can take when you make something.

Showlinks
Momoko Ando Blog (in Japanese)
Kakera (in Japanese)
Third Window Films
Love Vibes Manga Series
Art Theatre Guild (ATG)
Sony HDW-F900R

Author: MarBelle

MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle

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