The following video clips are from the introduction and Q&A for the screening of Air Doll / Kûki ningyô with director Hirokazu Kore-reda and actor Jô Odagiri on Sunday September 13, 2009 at the Toronto International Film Festival. See my review of Air Doll / Kûki ningyô here. All comments are repeated in English.
Please note that several of the vids are very dark as only house lights were up during the Q&A.
Air Doll introduction by TIFF Staff Vicci Ho with director Hirokazu Kore-eda and actor Joe Odagiri:
Hirokazu Kore-eda discusses inspiration of the film:
Hirokazu Kore-eda discusses casting of Doona Bae:
Hirokazu Kore-eda responds to audience question regarding the role of women in Tokyo today:
Hirokazu Kore-eda notates there is a difference between this version and the one shown at Cannes, as well as gives thanks:
The Toronto International Film Festival ran from September 10 - 19, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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