The announcement of each award in the competition category, such as Palmdor, the highest award at the Cannes Film Festival in France, one of the three major film festivals in the world, will be held early in the morning of the 29th of Japan time.

Prior to this, director Hirokazu Koreeda, who has been nominated for the new movie "Baby Broker", spoke about his thoughts on the movie in an independent interview with NHK.

At this year's Cannes Film Festival, 21 films have been nominated for the Palme d'Or competition category, and each award will be announced from 3:30 am on the 29th of Japan time.



Of these, Hirokazu Koreeda's "Baby Broker" was the first film directed by Hirokazu Koreeda in South Korea, and was starring Song Kang-Ho in the "Parasite Semi-Underground Family," which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. It is a noteworthy work in collaboration with.



The theme is the so-called "baby post," in which parents anonymously accept babies that cannot be raised. It is a story about going on a journey to find someone to give, and it is a work that asks the ideal way of a family who is not related to blood.



Director Koreeda, who responded to an interview with NHK before the announcement of each award, said, "At the beginning of the movie, the detective quietly murmured,'If you throw it away, don't give birth.' I think that's how I think about it. I think that how much the idea is shaken after watching the movie for two hours is probably the place where I competed this time, "he said. I did.



Director Koreeda continues to take on new challenges overseas, such as working on a work that was shot in France for the entire movie after receiving the Palme d'Or award for "Shoplifters" four years ago.



Regarding the film production in France and the subsequent South Korea, Director Koreeda said, "I had the feeling that when I shot two films overseas, I was able to see things other than Serifu properly as a director. I don't know, so I need to concentrate on trying to catch various information from other things. I'm glad that I felt that my giga number had increased by experiencing it. " He talked about what he gained from the new challenge.



"It's a great start to have a world premiere here, and it's a huge experience for both the movie and the people involved. It's a gorgeous place to shine in the spotlight and walk on the red carpet. More than that, it's more valuable than receiving an award because it's a place where you can experience the wonderfulness and breadth of the movies you're involved in. "



The awards such as Palm Doll, the highest award, will be announced on the 28th of local time and from 3:30 am on the 29th of Japan time.

Song Kang-Ho "Director Koreeda is always impressed with his quest and challenge."

Director Hirokazu Koreeda and starring Song Kang-Ho attended an official press conference at the Cannes Film Festival on the 27th.



Among them, Song Kang-Ho commented on the fact that Koreeda worked on film production in France and South Korea after receiving the Palme d'Or for "Shoplifters". This work is one of them. Japan and South Korea are culturally very close, and there are some differences. It was very interesting to appear in the work. "

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