Programme for the International Film Festival in Japan, April 1-10, 1970, Osaka, Japan. The programme highlights that this was the inaugural International Film Festival in Japan and includes a message of thanks from Hiroshi Okawa, the Chairman of the organising committee. The programme is laid out to show the entry from each country and includes stills from the film, a synopsis and main credits and principle players in each film. Entries are international and include: Italy's entry - 'Satyricon' directed by Federico Fellini; Japan's entry - 'The Scandalous Advertures of Buraikan' directed by Masahiro Shinoda; the UK's entry - 'Oh! What a Lovely War" directed by Richard Attenborough and a co-production of Accord Production and Paramount Picture International. At the back of the programme, includes a brief outline of the Japanese Motion picture industry, a business directory and a number of adverts/images from various organisations such as Disney welcoming the International Film Festival and congratulations from Columbia Pictures. There are two inserts. One is dated March 20 and include Expo'70 Information about the final selection. It provides a complete list of the films selected for official exhibition, in alphabetical order by country. It provides schedule of screenings and locations. The second insert is a daily schedule for festival.

Item number 65979
Category Programme
Type Film Festival
Language English / Japanese
Country of origin England / Japan

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection