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Riyo

A Short film by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

Produced by Anna Sanders Films

Production year : 1999

    Synopsis

    A brief telephone romance at twilight. Two teenagers on the phone, in the urban twilight of a Japanese landscape, along the Kamo River in Tokyo. A place where adolescents meet and flirt, this landscape, with its lights and various backdrops, gradually materializes through the exchanges of the two youths. Around their unseen presence, a whole other city comes to life: an emotional, transient, immature and open city.

    Actors (2)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Anna Sanders Films

    Full credits (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Charles de Meaux, Xavier Douroux

    Directors of Photography :

    Jean-Louis Vialard, Itsuru Maki

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    Japanese

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1999

    Runtime :

    10 min

    Visa number :

    95.256

    Visa issue date :

    23/08/1999

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections (4)

    Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival - 2002

    Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival (Portugal, 2002)

    Selection

    Dominique Gonzales-Foerster Retrospective

    Rotterdam International Film Festival - 2002

    Rotterdam International Film Festival (Netherlands, 2002)

    Selection

    Tiger Cup Competition

    Brussels - Film Festival  - 2000

    Brussels - Film Festival (2000)

    Selection

    European Competition