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Josee to Tora to Sakanatachi
Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A young girl Josee, paraplegic from a very early age, lives in her own world between painting, books and her overflowing imagination. Tsuneo, in a marine biology faculty, would like to continue his studies in Mexico to be able to live his ultimate dream: to dive in tropical waters. For that, he needs money. Just then, a job literally falls into his lap when he collides with Josee.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Josee to Tora to Sakanatachi

    Directed by: Kotaro TAMURA

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2020

    Running time: 01 h 37 min 08 s

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Version: Original Japanese version French subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Kotaro TAMURA

    Production: BONES INC., Shuzo KASAHARA

    Distribution: SHOCHIKU CO., LTD., Shion KOMATSU, EUROZOOM, Romain BROSOLO

    Based on: "Josee, the Tiger and the Fish", Seiko Tanabe

    Artistic direction: Yushi Kaneki

    Script: Sayaka Kuwamura

    Graphics: Nao Emoto

    Animation: Haruko IIzuka

    Camera: Go Kanbayasi

    Music: Evan Call

    Sound: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi

    Editing: Kumiko Sakamoto