DVD & Blu-ray Data presents the 3rd Straight to DVD Comedy Awards - The 7th Down Town Taito International Comedy Film Festival
DVD & Blu-ray Data presents the 3rd “Straight to DVD” Comedy Awards

15 September 2014 (Mon NH)  Open14:15/Start14:30
Tokyo Kinema Club 

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Program
Voters have selected the funniest foreign comedy film of films released between August 2013 and July 2014 that went straight to DVD and/or Blu-ray without being shown in theaters. The winner will be awarded and shown on the big screen! We will have a post-screening talk show with our special guest, psychiatrist Dr. Yasufumi Nakoshi, who will analyze the winning title from a deep psychological viewpoint.



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Ticket Information
[Prices] Advance 1,300yen/ At the door 1,500yen/ General seating



Prize Winner Film

OSS 117: Lost in Rio
Director:Michel Hazanavicius
Cast:Jean Dujardin, Louise Monot, Rüdiger Vogler

2009/France/101min.
The second comedy spy film inspired by the famous French spy fiction novel OSS 117 which was adapted to film from the 1950s to 1960s by an Oscarwinning duo made up of the director and lead actor for “The Artist”. The film is filled with nonsense jokes and a parody of 60s spy films such as "007" series.


OSS 117: Lost in Rio
Distributed by Access-A INC.
OSS 117: Lost in Rioの写真
© 2009 MANDARIN CINEMA -GAUMONT- M6 FILMS







Nominated Films

Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia
Director:Laurent Tirard

The adventures of the Roman army circa 50 B.C. as they battle with surrounding countries, illustrated using offbeat humor. Gérard Depardieu plays the big-fat Obélix.


Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia 
Released by Comstock Group / Distributed by Paramount Japan G.K.
Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britanniaの写真
© 2012 – FIDELITE FILMS – CINETOTAL KFT – LUCKY RED S.r.l. – MORENA FILMS - FRANCE 2 CINEMA – FRANCE 3 CINEMA – SAINT-SEBASTIEN FROISSART

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Director: Adam McKay

The sequel to the hit comedy “Anchorman:The Legend of Ron Burgundy” starring Will Ferrell, this story is set in New York City. The climax of the movie features a heated battle among anchormen, with numerous stars making cameo appearances.


Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Distributed by Paramount Japan G.K.
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continuesの写真
© 2013 PARAMOUNT PICTURES. All Rights Reserved. TM, ® & Copyright ©2014 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

This Is the End
Director:Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg

A Sci-Fi Comedy in which Hollywood stars act as themselves. Rapture hits and now many celebrities are faced with the apocalypse. At the crisis, they start to reveal their true nature. Will they be able to survive the end of the world?


This Is the End
Distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
This Is the Endの写真
© 2013 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Brass Teapot
Director: Ramaa Mosley

A couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, and it makes more as the pain increases. A dark comedy about a couple who keeps hurting each other for money.


The Brass Teapot
Released by EARTH STAR Entertainment
Distributed by Toho Co., Ltd.(for sales), EARTH STAR Entertainment (for rental)
The Brass Teapotの写真
© 2011 BRASS TEAPOT, LLC


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