Safe #13

BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman / Saules Aveugles, Femme Endormie

A film by: Pierre Földes
Written by: Pierre Földes
Adapted from: Haruki Murakami

1st animation feature – 100min – French / English dub

Synopsis : A lost cat, a giant talkative frog and a tsunami help a bank employee without ambition, his frustrated wife and a schizophrenic accountant to save Tokyo from an earthquake and find a meaning to their lives.

Delivery: May 2021
French Distribution: Gebeka Films
International Sales: The Match Factory
Produced by: Cinéma Defacto & Miyu Productions (France)
In coproduction with: micro_scope & l’Unité Centrale (Canada), Doghouse (Luxemburg), An Original Picture (Netherlands)
In association with: Studio Mairana (France)

Supported by: Media Creative Europe, Procirep, CNC – CVS, Arte/Cofinova, Arte France Cinéma, CNC – Avance sur Recettes, Film Fund Luxemburg, CNC – CVS, Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Région Île-de-France, Région Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, SODEC, Télé Film Canada, Netherlands Film Fund, Film Fund Luxembourg

Markets & Awards: London PFM, Berlinale Coproduction Markets 2016– Eurimages Award, Cartoon Forum 2018, Annecy MIFA 2019, Grand Prix du Scénario 2019

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