2024.01.23 [Updates]
OBITUARY

January 20, 2024
Norman Jewison [Age: 97]
Norman Jewison

©2001 TIFF
Norman Jewison (center) served as Jury President for the International Competition with fellow jurors Catherine Dussart (producer, second left), Joey Wang (actress, second right), Daniel Schmid (film director, right end) and Hamano Yasuki (researcher, left end) at the 14th Tokyo International Film Festival in 2001.

 
Film director. Born in Toronto, Canada. Jewison won the Academy Award for Best Picture for his 1967 film In the Heat of the Night. Throughout his career, he has directed a number of films, including Fiddler on the Roof and Moonstruck. He was Jury President for the International Competition at the 14th Tokyo International Film Festival in 2001.
 


 
January 2, 2024
Milkman Saito [Age: 60]
 
Film critic. Born in Kyoto in 1963.
Saito was a member of the jury for the Winds of Asia section at the 16th Tokyo International Film Festival in 2003.
 


 
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