“The Bloom of Yesterday” (昨天綻放) won Tokyo Grand Prix at Tokyo International Film Festival.


– Tokyo Grand Prix: “The Bloom of Yesterday” (directed by Chris Kraus)
– Special Jury Prize: “Sami Blood” (directed by Amanda Kernell)
– Award for Best Director: Hana Jusic (“Quit Staring at My Plate”)
– Award for Best Actress:Lene Cecilia Sparrok (“Sami Blood”)
– Award for Best Actor:Paolo Ballesteros (“Die Beautiful”)
– Award for Best Artistic Contribution: “Mr. No Problem” (directed by Mei Feng)
– The Audience Award: “Die Beautiful” (directed by Jun Robles Lana)
– WOWOW Viewer’s Choice Award: “The Bloom of Yesterday”(directed by Chris Kraus)

Asian Future
– Best Asian Future Film Award: ”Birdshot” (directed by Mikhail Red)
– The Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center:Alankrita Shrivastava (”Lipstick Under My Burkha”)

Japanese Cinema Splash
– Best Picture Award: “POOLSIDEMAN” (directed by Hirobumi Watanabe)

SAMURAI Award: Director Martin Scorsese, Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa
ARIGATO Award: Makoto Shinkai(Director), Mitsuki Takahata(Actress), Satoshi Tsumabuki(Actor), Godzilla(King of Monsters)


about “The Bloom of Yesterday” (昨天綻放):

Director: Chris Kraus (He is is a German author and film director).

All sold out on Oct 27 & 28 screening.

About story:

淡淡的浪漫喜劇: 雖然與他古怪的女助手研究大屠殺,一個固執的研究者使一個意外的發現。這部劇描述了這些歷史事件繼續投在人們生活中的影子。


Director Chris Kraus

Born in Göttingen, Germany in 1963, Chris Kraus created one of the most successful German films of recent years with Four Minutes (2006). It won over 60 international accolades and was released in more than 40 countries. His feature films Shattered Glass (2002) and The Poll Diaries (2011) were also greeted with great acclaim by critics and audiences alike. He lives in Berlin.

Staff Director : Chris Kraus
Producer : Danny Krausz
Producer : Kathrin Lemme
Co-Producer : Gerd Huber
Co-Producer : Kurt Stocker
Cinematographer : Sonja Rom
Production Designer : Silke Buhr
Costumes : Gioia Raspé
Editor : Brigitta Tauchner
Sound : André Zacher
Music : Annette Focks
Cast Lars Eidinger
Adèle Haenel
Jan Josef Liefers
Hannah Herzsprung

2016, Drama film, 120 min

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