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Hitoshi Matsumoto

Director biography:

He debuted as an actor in 1982 as the other half of the comic duo Downtown, the first stone of a career that crowned him as one of the renovators of comedy in Japan. In 2007 he directed his first movie, Big Man Japan, which was followed by Symbol (09), both screened in Sitges.



Panahi will be heading up Sitges 2013's Noves Visions, a section that will also include Godard, Hong Sang-Soo, Sono Sion and Greenaway
In its non-fiction category, the section will present the premiere of the uncut version of ‘American Jesus’, by Aram Garriga, that plunges into radical American Christianity Jafar Panahi,...

Casa Asia: special attention to oriental cinema
SITGES 2011, once again this year, continues to pay special attention to the Asian continent (Japan, China, Hong Kong, Korea, India and Indonesia, among others) and its revolutionary genre cinema....

Sitges 09 announces its complete program and presents the spot
The Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia announces its complete program. There are still a few surprises to be confirmed, like the closing gala, but we’ve already put...

Commited to first works in the Official Selection
George A. Romero and Rutger Hauer, among the festival's outstanding guests The SITGES ' International Film Festival of Catalonia will be opening its 40th edition, on October 4th, with one of the...

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