TOKYO FILMeX Competition

TOKYO FILMeX 2007 Awards/The Jury of the TOKYO FILMeX 2007 Competition, composed of LEE Chang-dong (Korea/Chairperson), Dorothee WENNER (Germany), Christian JEUNE (France), YUKISADA Isao (Japan) and YAMAZAKI Yutaka (Japan), awards the following prizes:

*The Grand Prize goes to:

"Tehilim"
Directed by


(Israel / 2007)

The mysterious loss of the father of an average Israeli family brings to the fore a universal problem of today's world - the lack of orientation. It is left to the individual whether to see this as a human subject matter, an intimate story or a reflection of Israeli society today. It is told in a personal style, which - as world cinema- transgresses borders and religions.

The winning film's director will receive 1,000,000 yen.

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

"Eye in the Sky"
Directed by YAU Nai-hoi


(Hong Kong / 2007)

The jury praises Mr. YAU Nai-hoi as an upcoming talent in the Asian film industry. We would like to put a special emphasis on the sophisticated screenplay which maintains the tension between the characters throughout the film and on the adequate rhythm and tempo which capture the audience's interest consistently.

The winning film's director will receive Kodak Motion Picture Color Negative Film to the value of 8,000 U.S. dollar. This prize was made possible with the support of Kodak Japan Ltd.

(audience award) goes to:

"Exiled"Directed by Johnnie TO
(Hong Kong / 2006)

The winning film's director will receive 200,000 yen, granted by .



Jellyfish Details
Jellyfish Israel / 2007 / 78min.
Director: Etgar KERET, Shira GEFFEN
Tehilim Details
Tehilim Israel / 2007 / 96min.
Director: Raphael NADJARI
Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame Details
Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame Iran / 2007 / 81min.
Director: Hana MAKHMALBAF
The Wonder Years Details
The Wonder Years Korea / 2007 / 95min.
Director: KIM Hee-jung
Timber Gang Details
Timber Gang China / 2007 / 90min.
Director: YU Guangyi
Eye in the Sky Details
Eye in the Sky Hong Kong / 2007 / 90min.
Director: YAU Nai-Hoi
The Drummer Details
h}[ Hong Kong, Taiwan / 2007 / 119min.
Director: Kenneth BI
Help Me Eros Details
Help Me Eros Taiwan / 2007 / 104min.
Director: LEE Kang-sheng
What the Heart Craves Details
What the Heart Craves Japan / 2007 / 98 min.
Director: TAKAHASHI Izumi
The Kiss Details
The Kiss Japan / 2007 / 108 min.
Director: MANDA Kunitoshi
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