Sept 25, 2019
B2B kicked off with ISHII Yuya’s His Love Song
B2B (“Back to Basics”), a film project co-organized by The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society and China’s Heaven Pictures, takes off with His Love Song by ISHII Yuya. The acclaimed Japanese director of The Great Passage and The Tokyo Night Sky is Always the Densest Shade of Blue kickstarted the production of his new film on 15 September at Yokohama.
Entitled “B2B A Love Supreme”, the project enlists six prominent Asian filmmakers to go back to the basics, and demonstrate how they can produce a high quality film inexpensively. Besides ISHII, the other participating filmmakers are TSAI Ming-Liang, ZHANG Lu, Philip YUNG, TAN Chui Mui and YANG Jin.