On the 10th anniversary of his tragic passing, French animation information portal Catsuka has posted the primary teaser for a brand new doccumentary on Satoshi Kon over a decade within the making produced by Carlotta Movies and directed by Pascal Alex Vincent.
Titled Satoshi Kon : La Machine à Rêves (Satoshi Kon: Dreaming Machine), the documentary will function interviews with different administrators and animators resembling Aya Suzuki, Mamoru Hosoda, and Mamoru Oshii on the life and profession of one of the compelling anime administrators and animators of the previous 30 years. Under, the teaser trailer:
1st teaser of "Satoshi Kon : La Machine à Rêves" (Satoshi Kon : Dreaming Machine) french documentary.
It’ll embody interviews of Mamoru Oshii, Aya Suzuki, Mamoru Hosoda, Jeremy Clapin…
Produced by Carlotta Movies and directed by Pascal Alex Vincent. pic.twitter.com/U4XAkKG63O
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At present, Satoshi Kon's work is experiencing a renewed cycle of visibility and wider appreciation within the West because of distributor GKIDS, who’ve been releasing Kon's most celebrated movies resembling Excellent Blue and Tokyo Godfathers theatrically and on residence video. Moreover, Funimation have additionally not too long ago license rescued the fan favourite Paranoia Agent TV anime after years of being out of print and troublesome to entry, which has culminated in a latest TV airing on Cartoon Community's late-night Toonami weekend block over a decade after the preliminary airing of the sequence, which grew to become a staple for the block within the mid-2000s.
I genuinely sit up for this documentary and hope it sees a large worldwide launch. What's your favourite Satoshi Kon work?