Selection : Feature films 2020

The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin)

The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin)

C.W. Winter / Anders Edström

2020
United States / Sweden / Japon / / Royaume-Uni
8h00
Fiction
Col.

The first rule in farming is that you are never to hope for an easy way. The land demands your effort.” (The Georgics, Virgil). Through the course of five seasons, The Works and Days follows a female farmer in the mountains of the Kyoto county, portraying a family, a land, the soundscape and passage of time. 

C.W. Winter studied at the California Institute of the Arts and has completed his doctorate in Art Practice and Theory at the University of Oxford in 2020. He has written articles for Cinema Scope and Moving Image Source.
Anders Edström is a Swedish photographer and filmmaker. His work has been exposed in Paris and in Germany and he has published several books.
Their first film, The Anchorage, has been awarded  the Pardo d’oro in Cineasti del presente at Locarno in 2009.

Cast
Tayoko Shiojiri
Photography
Anders Edström
Sound
C.W. Winter
Editing
C.W. Winter
Production
C.W. Winter, Anders Edström, Wang Yue, Helen Sara Jones, Naomi Wright (Silver Salt Films)

CONTACT :
Capricci, Julien Rejl
julien.rejl@capricci.fr

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