Wife of a Spy
KUROSAWA Kiyoshi 黒沢清
スパイの妻
Supai no tsuma

Japan
2020
115
Colour
English
subtitles

In the latest KUROSAWA Kiyoshi film, the owner of a trading company witnesses a dreadful state secret in Manchuria just before the outbreak of World War II. His wife continues to believe in and love her husband as he makes every effort to make what he saw known to the world, which causes her a lot of trouble. Elegant, tense and tasteful spy thriller. Winner of the Silver Lion at the Venice International Film Festival.

In de recentste film van KUROSAWA Kiyoshi ontdekt een handelaar een verschrikkelijk Japans staatsgeheim in Mantsjoerije, vlak voordat de Tweede Wereldoorlog uitbreekt. Zijn vrouw blijft in hem geloven, terwijl hij koste wat kost probeert om wat hij zag kenbaar te maken aan de wereld, wat haar veel problemen oplevert. Een elegante, spannende en smaakvolle spionagethriller. Winnaar van de Zilveren Leeuw op het filmfestival van Venetië.

No relation of KUROSAWA Akira, KUROSAWA Kiyoshi 黒沢清 is mostly known for making major contributions to the horror genre throughout his career, including Cure, Pulse, and Creepy. KUROSAWA also directed respected dramas such as Bright Future, Tokyo Sonata, and Journey to the Shore. His films have premiered and competed at all the major film festivals, including Cannes, Berlin, Locarno and Venice. His latest, Wife of a Spy, won him the Silver Lion, the director’s prize at Venice.

2019 – To the Ends of the Earth 旅のおわり世界のはじまり
2017 – Before We Vanish 散歩する侵略者
2016 – Creepy クリーピー 偽りの隣人
2015 – Journey to the Shore 岸辺の旅
2013 – Seventh Code セブンス・コード
2013 – Real リアル~完全なる首長竜の日~
2008 – Tokyo Sonata トウキョウソナタ
2003 – Doppelganger ドッペルゲンガー
2001 – Pulse 回路
1997 – Cure キュア