Tōkyō Goddofāzāzu


Tōkyō Goddofāzāzu

Tokyo Godfathers

Satoshi Kon | Japan, 2003 | 93 minutes

A trio of homeless people who survive as a family on the streets of Tokyo, find a newborn baby abandoned in a trash can. With few clues about the child's identity, the three homeles peolple will seek help in the streets of Tokyo to return the baby to their parents.

Tribute to Satoshi Kon

This screening is part of the Tribute to the great Satoshi Kon: Japanese animator, screenwriter, manga artist, and film director. His films have a realistic tone and at the same time complex stories that mix reality and dreams, real events with fantasy.

In addition to the four famous feature films he directed, he created mangas, directed episodes of animated television series and wrote scripts and collaborated with other artists. Despite his sudden death in 2010, he is considered one of the great exponents of contemporary anime.

During this edition of El Festival, the four emblematic feature films he directed will be screened: Perfect Blue (1997), Millennium Actress (2001), Tokyo Godfathers (2003) and Paprika (2006).