Takashi Miike Masterclass
In this masterclass, we will look into Miike’s illustrious career as a cult favourite, and find out how he stays true to his visions.
Takashi Miike is widely recognised as one of the world’s most productive and unclassifiable directors. He began his career in television, then as an assistant director to filmmakers such as Umetsugu Inoue and Shohei Imamura. His international breakthrough came in 1999 with Audition, chosen as one of the top 25 horror films of all time by Time Magazine. Miike achieved international acclaim for cult favourites Ichi the Killer (2001), 13 Assassins (2010) and Yakuza Apocalypse (2015). In this masterclass, we will look into Miike’s illustrious career as a cult favourite, and find out how he stays true to his bold and dynamic visions.
Takashi Miike will also be present at the pre-screening introduction to his latest film First Love.
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