TOKYO FILMeX Competition
TOKYO FILMeX 2006 Awards The Jury of the TOKYO FILMeX 2006 Competition, composed of KIM Dong-ho (South Korea/Chairperson), Chris FUJIWARA (USA), OH Jung-wan (South Korea), OSHIMA Tomoyo (Japan) and SUWA Nobuhiro (Japan), awards the following prizes:

*The Grand Prize goes to:

"To Get To Heaven First You Have To Die"
Directed by Djamshed USMONOV


(Tajikistan / 2006)

for the cinematic intelligence the filmmaker demonstrates in creating a fluid and dynamic relationship among characters, environment, and narrative. We also appreciate the sincerity with which he expresses his point of view toward humanity.

The winning filmfs director will receive 1,000,000 yen.

*The Special Jury Prize "Kodak VISION Award" goes to:

"The Other Half"
Directed by YING Liang


(China / 2006 )

for its exceptional strictness of form and composition, the subtlety of its storytelling, and the freshness with which the director expresses his point of view toward society and communication. We are looking forward to seeing his future work.

The winning filmfs director will receive 200,000 yen and Kodak Motion Picture Color Negative Film to the value of 1,000,000 yen. The prize was made possible with the support of Kodak Japan Ltd.

(audience award) goes to:

"Offside"Directed by Jafar PANAHI@
(Iran / 2006)

The winning filmfs director will receive 500,000 yen. The award-winning film was chosen from the TOKYO FILMeX Competition and the Special Screenings section after the vote of the audience.




Close to Home Details
Close to Home
Israel / 2005 / 94min.
Director: Dalia HAGER, Vidi BILU


Men at Work Details
Men at Work
Iran / 2006 / 75min.
Director: Mani HAGHIGHI


Have You Another Apple? Details
Have You Another Apple?
Iran / 2006 / 90min.
Director: Bayram FAZLI


 Half Moon Details
Half Moon
Iran / 2006 / 114min.
Director: Bahman GHOBADI


To Get to Heaven First You Have to Die Details
To Get to Heaven First You Have to Die
Tajikistan, France / 2006 / 95min.
Director: Djamshed USMONOV


The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros Details
The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros
Philippines / 2005 / 100min.
Director: Auraeus SOLITO


The Other Half Details
The Other Half
China / 2006 / 111min.
Director: YING Liang


Walking on the Wild Side@q Details
Walking on the Wild Side@q
China / 2006 / 89min.
Director: HAN Jie


The Happiness Details
The Happiness
Japan / 2006 / 105min.
Director: KOBAYASHI Masahiro


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