News 5 Centimeters Wins at Asia Pacific Screen Awards
posted on 2007-11-13 12:58 EST
The honor for Best Animated Feature Film at the first annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards on November 13 has gone to Makoto Shinkai's 5 Centimeters per Second . It beat out Keiichi Hara's anime film Summer Days with Coo and China's The Big Fighting Between Wukong and God Erlang, and was the only Japanese winner in this year's competition. The Asia Pacific Screen Awards are sponsored jointly by CNN International, UNESCO, the International Federation of Film Producers Associations, and the State Government of Queensland, Australia. The award ceremony, along with profiles of all of the winning films, will be shown on CNN International on November 17.
"The concept is nothing less than a brilliant reversal of the standard fantasy gimmick of transplanting ordinary individuals from a modern-day world into a fantasy realm, which results in a highly entertaining comedy/drama." ― The concept here is nothing less than a brilliant reversal of the standard gimmick of transplanting ordinary individuals from a modern-day world into a fantasy realm where they...